04/24/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Economist-On-Economist Violence In Obama Administration?

On Monday, as I was heading to the White House for the daily briefing, I ran into one of President Barack Obama's senior economic advisers. This person was holding a shopping bag from a bargain retail outlet.

"Shopping?" I asked. "On a day like this?" I was referring to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's unveiling of the administration's toxic assets purchase program.

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