Democrats scrambled to defend Tim Geithner on Tuesday after it emerged that Barack Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary had failed to pay at least $34,000 in taxes on time and employed a housekeeper whose work visa had expired.If a former IMF official can't get his taxes straight then we're all fucked.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Change we can believe in
Incoming Treasury secretary Tim Geithner apparently hired Bill Richardson as his housekeeper or something, and also didn't pay some taxes because they're too hard. Whoopses: