The Ghost of Snapped Shot

Or, welcome to my low-maintenance heck.

You Shall Know Him By His Friends

You would think, huh?

In the midst of debates on financial regulation and China’s currency in April, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner sat down to discuss the U.S. economy -- with comedian Jon Stewart.
“Jon Stewart is influential in America, so we took the opportunity for the two to meet and to discuss the economy,” Treasury spokesman Steve Adamske said in an e-mail yesterday.

On the same day he met with Stewart, Geithner spoke on the phone with Democratic lawmakers including Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd of Connecticut, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, according to the appointments calendar.

Sounds like he canvassed all of the big-head brainiacs in the world of economics.

One wonders why our economy is in such tatters.  Our economic ministers are taking advice from comedians.



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