The editorials about Geithner is beyond belief. They support a Treasury Secretary nominee who is a tax cheat. “Careless mistake” is not a defense that the Treasury Secretary should employ. The head of the IRS should have a clean record – at least on tax payments.
Your defense incredibly compares his “error” to the size of the bailout and determines it “just isn’t a big deal”. What percentage of the bailout has to be stolen to qualify as a big deal? Madoff?
Presidents should be given some latitude to assemble the team they want”. The issue is whether this concept applies only to President Obama, to any Democrat, or whether the same courtesy would apply to a President of any political party.