12/28/2011 09:13 am ET Updated Dec 28, 2011

Ron Klain: Geithner Set Obama Up For Payroll Tax Success

Progressives have a spring in their step this holiday season after the debacle suffered by House Republicans in the debate over the payroll tax.

Many liberals will be surprised to learn that a good deal of the credit belongs to one of their least-favorite members of the president’s economic team: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, whose economic and strategic counsel set the trap that the House hardliners fell into.

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