|The Atlantic: The antithetical reactions to Geithner--agent of socialism or lapdog of Wall Street--stem partly from how little is known about him. He lacks the fully realized public persona most government officials develop by the time they're chosen for important Cabinet positions. He doesn't look like a Treasury secretary. He's trim and small, practically elfin, and, at 48, young for the job (he looks even younger).
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.
Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.
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