Blog Archives

 Welcome to His World

|
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged with: ,

One of these days, there’s going to be a book about the financial crisis as good as Peter Baker’s book about the US response to 9/11,  Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House (Doubleday, 2013). Baker’s account, which presents George W. Bush as “the Decider,” at first somewhat overly inclined to take his vice president’s advice, then moving away from him during their second term, has become a dominant motif of the narrative of the Bush administration. In the meantime, there’s Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises (Crown, 2014), by former Treasury Secretary Timothy F.  Geithner. Geithner,