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Subject:  Liar or Dunce? Date:  1/22/2009  10:20 AM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  103846 of 132666

Well, God bless Senator Kyl (R-AZ), who asked Geithner the question I wanted asked:

"The question is whether it occurred to you before you were nominated or approached to be nominated that, in point of fact, you didn't have to go beyond 2003 and '04 because of the statute of limitations," Kyl said.

Geithner said: "I did not believe I had the obligation to go back. . . . I had no occasion to think about it, and I might not have thought about it had I not gone through the vetting process."

Either he was flat-out lying or he lacks the intellectual curiousity to be fit for the job. Read the whole article and you'll also be treated to his explanation that he didn't closely review the return he prepared himself and the incredible FU hubris of saying that it really doesn't matter because of the economic crisis.

The man isn't fit for the job, and he's mistaken in thinking he's the only one who could do it.

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