11/29/2012 09:31 am ET Updated Nov 29, 2012

Matt Taibbi: Electing Jamie Dimon To Be Treasury Secretary Would Be 'Revolution-Provoking Decision'

Four words that would make Matt Taibbi throw up just a little? Treasury Secretary Jamie Dimon.

That's right, appointing the JPMorgan Chase CEO as Timothy Geithner's successor -- an idea backed by Warren Buffett -- is just about enough to make the Rolling Stone columnist freak, as evidenced by this tweet:

But of course, he's not the only one to disagree with Buffett's insistence that Dimon would be "terrific" in the role. The HuffPost's own Mark Gongloff writes:

Putting Dimon in charge of the Treasury Department would send a disturbing signal about President Obama's level of interest in financial reform. People only suspected Tim Geithner was captured by the banks he regulated. With Dimon, we would be 100 percent sure.


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