Geithner as good at job as he is at taxes

posted at 7:57 am on January 30, 2009 by Ed Morrissey

The most humiliating aspect of Timothy Geithner’s first embarrassing display of incompetence as Treasury Secretary isn’t the fact that he almost touched off an international incident and a trade war with a major, if troublesome, US partner.  It’s that Joe Biden had to clean up after him.  Geithner shot off his mouth even before taking the oath of office, and the Obama administration had to hit full reverse:

The Obama administration backed off Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s statement last week that China is “manipulating” its currency.

In an interview with CNBC on Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said the administration has made “no judgment” on whether the Chinese have manipulated their currency, an accusation that would have international legal ramifications. …

Geithner said in a written statement as part of his Senate hearing that the Obama administration “believes that China is manipulating its currency.”

Many people believe China manipulates their currency.  I’m sure Geithner believes it.  Heck, I believe it.  But if Geithner and Obama make that the official US position, it will trigger a major complaint in the WTO, which could lead to significant trade sanctions against China, and a trade war at the worst possible time.

Maybe Geithner thought that the Obama administration figured this would be a good time to touch off a trade war — right in the middle of a serious and possibly severe global recession.  He might have good reason to think that, but as it turns out, Geithner apparently didn’t know what the official position of the Obama administration was or what his statement meant as a member of Obama’s cabinet.  He gave bad information to Congress and misrepresented the United States.

People wondered whether Geithner failed to pay his taxes out of a desire to evade them or total incompetence.  I had assumed the former, but I’m beginning to think that it might be the latter.  Gee, I just can’t wait to see what the only man qualified for this position will do next … with over a trillion dollars at his disposal.


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Buckle up, it’s gonna be one hell of a ride.

TinMan13 on January 30, 2009 at 8:00 AM

comedy of errors…

trailortrash on January 30, 2009 at 8:02 AM

Hey Tim…nice going.

Mornin’ Ed.

NeoKong on January 30, 2009 at 8:05 AM

You are so getting audited this year, Ed.

Mr. Bingley on January 30, 2009 at 8:05 AM

what a total @ss this administration is proving itself to be

gatorboy on January 30, 2009 at 8:05 AM

It’s that Joe Biden had to clean up after him.

Embarrassing.

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:05 AM

Gee, I just can’t wait to see what the only man qualified for this position will do next … with over a trillion dollars at his disposal.

Wel, I suspect he is going to try to manipulate our currency…

gridlock2 on January 30, 2009 at 8:08 AM

I would have thought Obama would have been smart enough to pull Geithner’s nomination. This episode aside, the man lost any credibility he might have had as a leader with the tax-cheating issue. Every time he shows up in the press, people are going to think “tax cheat.”

Obama could have given him a backseat driver position if he really wanted to keep him. Insisting on keeping him front and center was a mistake.

Having said all that, you know you are a real bozo when Joe Biden has to clean up after you. But Joe doesn’t mind because he has no shame about anything. He is absolutely the right man for that kind of thing.

BigD on January 30, 2009 at 8:08 AM

Like the idiot messiah said, Geithner was the best qualified person on Earth for this job at Treasury – no oone else could have handled this. I really wish BHO would stop with these displays of intelligence and shrewdness in his management of our Executive branch. A little more of his smarts and there won’t be anything left of this country.

How pathetic.

progressoverpeace on January 30, 2009 at 8:09 AM

When Joe Biden winds up cleaning up your messes, you know you have really, really screwed the pooch.

gridlock2 on January 30, 2009 at 8:09 AM

Truths we dare not utter:
We can’t say that China manipulates it’s currency.
We can’t say that Taiwan & China are separate nations.
We can’t say that “The People’s Republic” is really “The World’s Largest Prison”.

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:11 AM

Like the idiot messiah said, Geithner was the best qualified person on Earth for this job

All of the Dems, some Republicans, & most of the media said that, too. Are they eating crow yet?

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:13 AM

More gaffe prone than Biden.

Wowzers.
Let’s see:
Embarrassing Richardson having to withdraw Commerce Secretary nomination.
Entangled with Blago over Dear Leader’s Senate seat.
Provoking Rush Limbaugh.
Treasury Secretary who can’t figure how to pay taxes, and then nearly provokes a trade war with a major trading partner.

What have I forgotten?
And this is only ten days into Dear Leader’s reign.

rbj on January 30, 2009 at 8:13 AM

What have I forgotten?
And this is only ten days into Dear Leader’s reign.

rbj on January 30, 2009 at 8:13 AM

Try to override the law by delaying the Gitmo trials.

the_nile on January 30, 2009 at 8:15 AM

Only 10 days?? Lord have mercy on us. Oh well, back to preparing my tax return. BTW, did I say politicians in general and Obama’s administration in particular are slimy dirt bags? Just sayin’.

missouriyankee on January 30, 2009 at 8:17 AM

I’m girding. I’m GIRDING.

hoosiermama on January 30, 2009 at 8:17 AM

Old news, Ed, and about the most egregious mistake he could make. The US economy could have been knee-capped overnight by China. As it stands now, however, aside from the huge debt they hold, they were just handed additional leverage with the rest of the world over a phrase you will hear more of from the Senate during their debate on the stimulus; “buy America.”

genso on January 30, 2009 at 8:17 AM

In less then 2 weeks this horrible administration full of radical leftists is making blunder after blunder, mistake anfter mistake… They are worse then Clinton’s fisrt weeks and his notable blunders… This is so funny and sad at the same time… Can we get thread going to list ALL the mis-steps just in his first few days??? Come on, you won’t believe how fricking many there has actualy been…

Mark Garnett on January 30, 2009 at 8:18 AM

Recommended reading:

TURBO-TAX FOR DUMMYS

and

FOREIGN POLICY FOR DUMMYS

stenwin77 on January 30, 2009 at 8:18 AM

All of the Dems, some Republicans, & most of the media said that, too. Are they eating crow yet?

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:13 AM

Nah. They’re just going to move on to the next bit of idiocy, as they feed this delusional bubble they’ve built around BHO. As with all bubbles, this one, too, will pop. I don’t want to be around when it does.

progressoverpeace on January 30, 2009 at 8:18 AM

It’s so sad to think that this is the only guy in the US that can get us out of this crappy economy. I just don’t want to know how worse things can actually get.

Brat4life on January 30, 2009 at 8:19 AM

Ms. O’Grady at the WSJ said that his last fifteen years performance has been doing everything wrong. Sorry I can’t give you a link, I saw her on TV. If we had a real media we could find out why this man was the only man who can do that job.

Cindy Munford on January 30, 2009 at 8:20 AM

1) Gitmo Judge slapping down The Messiah and his “Executive” order…

2) Richardson mess

3) Not 1 Rebup voting for his Porkulus Bill

4) Poking the Rush Bear and getting bitten HARD

5) Blago

6) Dissing Washington residents being weak

7) Geithner

8) Biden joke about Roberts

***** come on guys, help me, there have been MORE…

Mark Garnett on January 30, 2009 at 8:23 AM

What have I forgotten?
rbj on January 30, 2009 at 8:13 AM

Geithner’s nannygate, BHO attempting to walk through a window, the HotAir in the White House (temp set too high cuz BHO likes Hawaiian environment), & the Porkulus Bill.

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:23 AM

Recommended reading:

TURBO-TAX FOR DUMMYS

and

FOREIGN POLICY FOR DUMMYS

LOL!

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:24 AM

I love it.

Almost set off a trade war with China, allegedly write a letter to Iran (what is he, a 12 year old girl with a crush?), grant the first interview with some Arab tv channel, first phone call internationally to a former terrorist, close Gitmo then find out that it’s not that easy, start up some more stimulus (especially of reseeding some lawn), turn the thermostat up to a zillion degrees.

This administration is going to be more entertaining than anything. And almost as schadenfraude-licious as Britney Spears’ meltdown.

mjk on January 30, 2009 at 8:27 AM

If we had a real media we could find out why this man was the only man who can do that job.

Cindy Munford on January 30, 2009 at 8:20 AM

And even if Geithner were that good, how would the idiot messiah know? I mean, just the idea that BHO could somehow rank people working in finance is laughable. The idiocy surplus is accumulating quickly for this administration.

progressoverpeace on January 30, 2009 at 8:29 AM

***** come on guys, help me, there have been MORE…

Mark Garnett on January 30, 2009 at 8:23 AM

This was low on a national level, but on the personal level, it’s nuclear if mother & daughter are remotely alike:

Mother-in-law moving in on day one to “help.” Oy. And there is just so little material for comedians these days.

hoosiermama on January 30, 2009 at 8:29 AM

You know we are in trouble when Biden is needed to straighten things out…but then that is why Obama chose him, someone that could help him make these decisions and keep him out of hot water.
Dumb and dumber…which is which?

right2bright on January 30, 2009 at 8:30 AM

grant the first interview with some Arab tv channel,

mjk on January 30, 2009 at 8:27 AM

During which he said it was HIS job to educate the American people on how warm and fuzzy the muslim world really is. Well, that’s what we get with a world citizen (who has tons of muslim family and spent his formative years growing up in totalitarian muslim country), instead of an American.

progressoverpeace on January 30, 2009 at 8:31 AM

Every day brings more of a mess. We are becoming the laughingstock of the world.

becki51758 on January 30, 2009 at 8:31 AM

Move along.
This is just a distraction.

We need to concentrate on the democratic infrastructure stimulus bill that contains only 5% for infrastructure and only 12 cents on the dollar for stimulus.

Oh,my fault.
Mr. finical genius that can’t figure out his own taxes is putting this “pay to play” ripoff of the American people together also.

Well that’s just a distraction to.
Now get back on your knees little people and do what the great Obama wants.

Baxter Greene on January 30, 2009 at 8:33 AM

I think I have found a new drinking game for us. You take a drink every time the media refers to someone in the administration as smart. I think it’s time for the Fourth Estate to back off the adjectives and go to work, you can’t do your job from the comfort of a thesaurus.

Cindy Munford on January 30, 2009 at 8:33 AM

progressoverpeace on January 30, 2009 at 8:29 AM

Exactly, how do these two know each other? What’s the connection? I said this on another thread but I will repeat it here. HotAir use to have someone (sorry don’t remember, Mr Spencer maybe) breaking down the Koran for us. It’s time to do the same with Mr. Saul Alinsky’s works. We need to know what we are dealing with here.

Cindy Munford on January 30, 2009 at 8:37 AM

What have I forgotten?
And this is only ten days into Dear Leader’s reign.

What about playing footsie with Iran? The rest of this stuff will pale in comparison once they have the bomb.

JeffC_95 on January 30, 2009 at 8:43 AM

Geithner is erratic and dangerous. He might have given a good first impression to some, but we can’t afford to have this spontaneous behavior potentially damaging our reputation overseas.

John Bolton was ostracized for much, much less (yelling at someone in the hall!)

vinman on January 30, 2009 at 8:51 AM

People wondered whether Geithner failed to pay his taxes out of a desire to evade them or total incompetence. I had assumed the former, but I’m beginning to think that it might be the latter. Gee, I just can’t wait to see what the only man qualified for this position will do next … with over a trillion dollars at his disposal.

I think much of the political genius meme that surrounds Obama can be contributed to his advisors and some of the more “experienced” people that he surrounds himself with. This was touched on before by Palin when she said Obama’s choices of associates really goes into his character judgements. What is it about this man that drives him toward these sorts of individuals and what is it about Obama that these sorts of groups and individuals are attracted to? For someone who has been touted about all over the world as being intelligent he and his administration have made some ignorant moves.
Now herein lies the rue…Are these “mistakes” on purpose?

canditaylor68 on January 30, 2009 at 8:51 AM

How about knocking the WH email system off line for several days. Not being able to update there Facebook book pages.

Dasher on January 30, 2009 at 8:53 AM

It’s that Joe Biden had to clean up after him.

Embarrassing.

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:05 AM

Indeed. I thought it would be Greg
Craig correcting him.

forest on January 30, 2009 at 8:53 AM

Too little too late.

Geithner’s comments regarding China is more than likely only a reflection of the internal and non-public policy of the Obama administration. Even though Biden will claim that it is not an official policy of the White House from this day forward the Chinese will use this as a reference.

It’s almost impossible to overcome first impressions especially with China.

Mr Gus on January 30, 2009 at 8:56 AM

Wait a minute. I was ASSURED that executive experience was not necessary to become president.

Obama has been in office for what, 10 days? At this rate, we will be back to hunter/gatherers by the end of his first term.

Is it too late to hope that it’ll change?

turfmann on January 30, 2009 at 8:57 AM

Good Lord…….

How bad is this guy when Plugs has to cover up for him? Hmmmm……I think I’m feeling in the mood for caramel corn today.

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on January 30, 2009 at 9:08 AM

turfmann — you were lied to.

Going to have to figure what this jive talking is all about.

May I suggest buying ammo, the one true currency that is not going to go down in value. Also useful in hunter gather situations.

tarpon on January 30, 2009 at 9:09 AM

Does Obama even have an “official policy” concerning China? Geithner didn’t know, b/c Craig hasn’t made it up yet.

JAM on January 30, 2009 at 9:11 AM

Obama has been in office for what, 10 days? At this rate, we will be back to hunter/gatherers by the end of his first term.

Well, I figure since I have 2 horses for transportation and farming, 2 salukis (middle eastern hunting hounds, good for rabbits and small game), a scottish deerhound, and a terrier X (who may be useless, but who knows?) – we might be in good shape to weather the coming economic apocalypse. The cats can fend for themselves probably better than we can.

Ann NY on January 30, 2009 at 9:13 AM

A full wagonload of incompetent morons who are going to destroy our economy and render us helpless in the GWOT. We are screwed.

hawkdriver on January 30, 2009 at 9:14 AM

And I thought Joe would be sent on trade missions to Lower Zambuda to hide him! Timmy, here’s your plane ticket.

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on January 30, 2009 at 9:16 AM

“Gee, I just can’t wait to see what the only man qualified for this position will do next”—
To paraphrase, “the cemetery is full of irreplaceable leaders”

AndAwayWeGo on January 30, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Where are the adults?

Johan Klaus on January 30, 2009 at 9:20 AM

According to lame Whig Senators who voted for Geithner, he was by far the best guy for the job. pathetic

james23 on January 30, 2009 at 9:20 AM

A tax cheat and fool running the IRS and Treasury – what could be better? Kill two birds with one stone.

Vashta.Nerada on January 30, 2009 at 9:23 AM

What is it about this man that drives him toward these sorts of individuals and what is it about Obama that these sorts of groups and individuals are attracted to?

canditaylor68 on January 30, 2009 at 8:51 AM

Obama hasn’t changed much. He owes a lot of favors to bottom feeders and criminals. The rabble got him into office. He has no idea what he’s doing, but there are others behind the scenes who will make sure he does what they tell him to do.

chunderroad on January 30, 2009 at 9:27 AM

The Not Ready For Prime Time Players

rockmom on January 30, 2009 at 9:35 AM

Where are the adults?

Johan Klaus on January 30, 2009 at 9:20 AM

They are all lobbyists now, so Obama would not hire them.

rockmom on January 30, 2009 at 9:36 AM

For eight years our enemies recoiled at the thought of Bush’s response to their terroristic acts . . . with this new regime they collapse from the strain of belly laughing.

Sad and dangerous times have befallen us.

rplat on January 30, 2009 at 9:40 AM

Has it really only been 10 days? Holy shinoli, at this rate, we’ll be in total meltdown mode by May, June if we’re lucky. If I didn’t have kids, I’d be drunk right now.

Maybe Geithner was the best man for the job because he was the only one who would take it. Everybody else told Obama to frak off.

Anna on January 30, 2009 at 9:43 AM

Do any of you realize how great Turbo Tax is when you “forget” to input half your income?

jay12 on January 30, 2009 at 9:49 AM

I’m sure TurboTax made him do it. I bet his first expenditure with that trillion+ is going fund the creation of TurboTreasurySecretary.

gwelf on January 30, 2009 at 9:50 AM

Gee, I just can’t wait to see what the only man qualified for this position will do next … with over a trillion dollars at his disposal.

I know what I would do. Build the world’s largest working steam railroad! I couldn’t build a set of T-1s fast enough.

Tim Burton on January 30, 2009 at 9:52 AM

Perhaps the next four years will be a little more fun than I had thought.

t.ferg on January 30, 2009 at 9:56 AM

Gee, I just can’t wait to see what the only man qualified for this position will do next … with over a trillion dollars at his disposal.

Soon to be heard from Timothy Geithner: “Wait – did you give me a trillion? I only have half a trillion here. No, we didn’t keep any records of what we spent the money on. Huh? No, this is a really OLD Rolex.”

hawksruleva on January 30, 2009 at 9:57 AM

A bunch of amateurs. We’ve put the children in charge with no adult supervision. It’s a good thing they all have huge brains.

Sefton on January 30, 2009 at 10:01 AM

We can’t say that “The People’s Republic” is really “The World’s Largest Prison”.

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:11 AM

Bingo.
Here: http://www.amazon.com/Mao-Story-Jung-Chang/dp/0679746323/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1233327756&sr=1-1

a GREAT eye opening read about China. It will make you realize why many of the Chinese people, as well as the govt are morally vacuous.

Badger40 on January 30, 2009 at 10:04 AM

Yep, Let’s piss off a country with a gazillion people and a enough deliverable nukes to fry the world..

In my neighborhood, a lot of people had built fallout shelters in the 60′s. I guess I should start looking around the property to see if I have one.

Too bad we didn’t vote ADULTS into office…

bullseye on January 30, 2009 at 10:04 AM

I know what I would do. Build the world’s largest working steam railroad! I couldn’t build a set of T-1s fast enough.

Tim Burton on January 30, 2009 at 9:52 AM

If you’re going to do it, at least pick a pretty locomotive, like the J-3 Hudson.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NYC_Hudson2.jpg

Vashta.Nerada on January 30, 2009 at 10:05 AM

a GREAT eye opening read about China. It will make you realize why many of the Chinese people, as well as the govt are morally vacuous.

Badger40 on January 30, 2009 at 10:04 AM

Great growth in Christianity in China. The morally vacuous stuff combined with the mass consumerism (like here) is leading many to find some spiritual outlet. Let’s hope China develops religion and other important institutions like that again soon, since we here are rapidly going out-of-business.

Do you know where western classical music is all the rage, played by millions of children? The survivial of the West (as an idea) might depend on China. Certainly, it doesn’t depend on the anti-Western liberals like Obama who eschew the western heritage that is offered them as Americans as “colonial.”

JiangxiDad on January 30, 2009 at 10:13 AM

It is horrifying to know that Hillary Clinton is the only potential adult in the Obama administration. How many rookie mistakes are we going to have before one of them gets us all killed?

anniekc on January 30, 2009 at 10:21 AM

Saying China is manipulating its currency is somewhat ironic, is it not? Hypocritical, even?

I mean, this current financial mess was largely created by a cheap dollar policy by our own Treasury, was it not?

rogersnowden on January 30, 2009 at 10:24 AM

What’s next? Biden declares the USA will withdraw from North America?

Neo on January 30, 2009 at 10:39 AM

I’m shocked, SHOCKED I tell you that the least experienced President ever would then want some of the least competent people in his staff.

Did I mention I’m SHOCKED?

jukin on January 30, 2009 at 10:43 AM

jgapinoy on January 30, 2009 at 8:11 AM

Off topic, but here’s some video from outside my cell this week.

DarkCurrent on January 30, 2009 at 10:44 AM

It is horrifying to know that Hillary Clinton is the only potential adult in the Obama administration. How many rookie mistakes are we going to have before one of them gets us all killed?

anniekc on January 30, 2009 at 10:21 AM

I liked what John Bolton (a REAL foriegn policy genius) said about the Obama admin in a recent interview. (paraphrasing) They clearly have not yet made the transition from “campaign” mode to presidential mode.

The whole lot of them are laughable. And Biden having to come to your rescue is a sure sign that you’ve really put your foot in your mouth.

UltimateBob on January 30, 2009 at 10:51 AM

He should not have shot off his mouth, but this is in line with posts you made as the Captain

China’s Economy Not What It Appears To Be? Not Even Close..

I Told You So: Revised GDP calculations show that Beijing isn’t the giant we thought it was

So Geitner spoke out of turn, but was the statement he made false?

Pam on January 30, 2009 at 11:00 AM

They clearly have not yet made the transition from “campaign” mode to presidential mode.

The whole lot of them are laughable.

UltimateBob on January 30, 2009 at 10:51 AM

How true. Watch the press conferences with press secretary Robert Gibbs. Count the number of times “during the campaign” is uttered.
Hey guys, didn’t you hear your boss the other day? He won. Let’s move it along and at least pretend that you think you know what you are doing…… Good God Almighty.

JeffinOrlando on January 30, 2009 at 11:03 AM

Pam on January 30, 2009 at 11:00 AM

Regarding purchasing price parity, I can tell you for a fact that beer is much cheaper in China than the US, about 3 kuai (RMB) for a 640ml bottle of Suntory. That’s about 45 cents. And there’s a lot of beer in China. I don’t know if this was taken into consideration in the PPP comparisons…

Otherwise prices are generally higher here, particularly for big ticket items like homes, automobiles, electronics, etc. These revised estimates seem believable to me.

DarkCurrent on January 30, 2009 at 11:37 AM

What the…..
I thought Geithner was a genius!
Everyone was touting him as the only man for the job, the only one who understood TARP.

Gee, what a suurprise: Lied to again.

ToddonCapeCod on January 30, 2009 at 12:21 PM

The Secretary of the Treasury doesn’t understand that some diplomatic tact is required of cabinet members. But between him and Obama the total amount of government experience wouldn’t compare favorably with a member of the House of Representatives.

snaggletoothie on January 30, 2009 at 12:29 PM

Joe Biden just missed an opportunity to make a major gaffe. Amazing!

daryl_herbert on January 30, 2009 at 12:42 PM

I guess Geithner figures he’ll get the same free pass from China as he did from the democraps.

bullseye on January 30, 2009 at 12:44 PM

Their all friggin morons

china is probably the only country left
that would even consider buying us tresuries
After all

70 years of communist rule the chinese
actually KNOW a fraudulent economy when they see one..

and this moron is trying to piss them off so bad
they wont buy obamas treasuries so he cant finance his
Comunist agenda..

You gotta admit
their so stupid its absolutly funny..

where in the hell is saturday night live now?
You mean the liberals are passing up all of this
comedy GOLD?

jcila on January 30, 2009 at 1:13 PM

Ed,

I hope Michelle will defer your pay to 2009 instead of 2008, given that you’ll be on their hit list now.

Heck, you might even qualify for Obama’s ‘tax credit’ if you have no 2008 income. woohoo!

Sapwolf on January 30, 2009 at 2:25 PM

This was the crowd that crowed about returning “competence” to government? These clowns couldn’t return competence to a high school student council.

Jaibones on January 30, 2009 at 3:00 PM

Maybe Geithner thought that the Obama administration figured this would be a good time to touch off a trade war — right in the middle of a serious and possibly severe global recession.

Yeah well if Geithner’s comments about the Chinese don’t end up starting a trade war then all the protectionist policies the Democrats crammed into the stimulus bill certainly will. Western Countries like Australia, Germany, England, France, and Canada are already thinking about excluding US products and services from their own stimulus programs in retaliation for what they see as the US government’s violation of its free trade agreements with those nations and its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organisation.

Dreadnought223 on January 30, 2009 at 3:43 PM

In an ideal world, the House would be impeaching Geithner for incompetence.

/dreamworld

irishspy on January 30, 2009 at 3:53 PM

irishspy on January 30, 2009 at 3:53 PM

In an ideal world, the SCOTUS would declare anyone who ever held dual citizenship to be ineligible for the Presidency, as the Founders were very clear about wanting only people who were “pure Americans”, insofar as their allegiances through life, to be eligible for the position.

But we live in a world gone insane, not an ideal one. That’s why we have a “world citizen” as our Precedent who ran campaign stops in Europe. Utterly pathetic.

progressoverpeace on January 30, 2009 at 4:32 PM

The dumber thay are… the heavier they are, when they fall on you!!!

Griz on January 30, 2009 at 5:51 PM

FDR predicted this on TV back in 1929!

profitsbeard on January 30, 2009 at 9:03 PM

This administration has provided so many headlines in such a short time. I don’t have enough time to read them all. The Dems called W a dim bulb, only 10 days in and the bulb has already burst at the White House. What comes tomorrow? Hopefully Obama’s cardigan sweater makes an appearance on You Tube tomorrow.

Atlanta Media Guy on January 30, 2009 at 10:21 PM