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The New Yorker , “No Credit” by John Cassidy

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Author John Cassidy offers credit for Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s actions in the recent economic crisis and provided credit for his performance. The article explains the political climate Mr. Geithner faced and his courage to stand up for what he believed would help shore up a failing financial system. It requires more than a basic understanding of economics to truly get a grasp on its meaning. Key economic points and questions were presented but other crucial facts were absent making this piece lean towards political posturing.

The first clue about Mr. Cassidy’s point of view was his proclamation that Senator Lindsay Graham, a liberal Republican, was on the right. Voting record analysis of Lindsay Graham shows he is not considered a right leaning politician, but a moderate. (GovTrack) Most Republicans will tell you that he masquerades as a republican, but votes like a Democrat. Read the rest of this entry »


Written by Tony Pfau

August 11, 2009 at 4:22 pm