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Geithner wrong about "delusional"
Kirk, source says

Chicago Sun-Times, by Lynn Sweet

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Posted By:AltaD, 5/13/2014 7:20:20 AM

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner writes in his memoir, released Monday, that Illinois Republican Mark Kirk was “delusional” in warning the Chinese not to buy U.S. debt — but a source who was actually at that meeting Kirk had with Chinese officials told me that Geithner, who was not present, got it wrong. Kirk’s long-held view is that Geithner — along with a host of administration officials up to President Barack Obama and many members of Congress — is crazy not to be more concerned about runaway U.S. spending. So when it comes to who is delusional, Kirk’s not worried about

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/13/2014 7:26:59 AM     (No. 9846527)

I have never trusted the ferrety little Timmy, so nothing he says is of any interest to me. His supposed Obie gotchas are undoubtedly minimal in a sea of praise for his former boss, intended to create buzz and sell some books ...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 5/13/2014 7:35:20 AM     (No. 9846534)

Only in the obama version of delusional Liberal Land could a guy who admittedly cheated on his taxes become the U.S. Secretary of Treasury.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: philsner, 5/13/2014 8:13:35 AM     (No. 9846579)

Oh, he just didn´t understand Turbo tax. But he knows all there is to know about U.S. debt.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/13/2014 8:36:17 AM     (No. 9846602)

Nasty little weasel. Trillions in debt and millions of American retirees making 1% on their bank CD´s, Thanks Timmy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/13/2014 12:33:06 PM     (No. 9846980)

Kirk is a Republican in the same way that Bloomberg is a Republican. In other words, not at all.

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