Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Background reading: How Rahm Emanuel, Larry Summers and Tim Geithner 'Hijacked' the Obama Presidency

Because RCS didn't make the playing field. They just noticed there was no referee and no goaltender.

This is by Max Read over at Gawker, back in the past. Read resigned his position as editor after running a wildly viral piece on Tim Geithner's brother that portrayed him as a client of a prostitute who, like him, was a man. The subject claimed that the text messages were not genuine and denied all aspects of the story.
There is a new book out about the Obama presidency—Confidence Men, by Pulitzer-winning former Wall Street Journal writer Ron Suskind—and you know what that means! Hot gossip. Hot political gossip.
Items from the book, which comes out Tuesday, have been leaking out here and there through the usual mouthpieces—Politico's Mike Allen was running items in his "Daily Deals" email or whatever it is—but we're partial to the bloggy lil' Frank Rich—Adam Moss conversation on New York's website, in which Moss describes Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and Director of the National Economic Council Larry Summers as the book's "villains." ... Read the rest at Gawker

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