Quote of the day: Tim Geithner on Main Street vs. Wall Street

U.S. treasury secretary on the financial crisis.



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“By any measure, the Main Street stuff dwarfs the Wall Street stuff. Compare money for housing versus money for banks. Measure tax cuts for working families versus money for banks.” — Timothy Geithner in a New Yorker story on how he handled the banking crisis. Critics say he was more concerned with bailing out his friends than regular Americans, an accusation he refutes.

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