Anger? Now That Would Be a Bonus

'Baby' Geithner, Obama should be more worked up over AIG: Collins
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 19, 2009 10:28 AM CDT
Anger? Now That Would Be a Bonus
"I am extremely angry at Tim Geithner for being such a baby that he couldn't scare a bunch of American International Group quants into forgoing their bonuses," Collins writes.   (AP Photo)

Thank meek Tim Geithner for the wrath coming from the New York Times today. “We need a Treasury secretary so terrifying that if you were stuck in an elevator alone with him, you would just hand over your wallet,” Gail Collins writes. “And I’m totally angry at everybody in Congress for trying to pretend that they’re angrier than I am.”

Take Sen. Chuck Grassley, who claims to be upset by bankers but is instead tweeting on about steak dinners. Shouldn't "he be unable to partake because his digestive system was overflowing with bile," Collins asks. Also not angry enough is cool-headed Obama: "Everybody knows constructively channeled anger doesn't really count," she notes. "It's like diet pizza." (Read more Timothy Geithner stories.)

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