Not-So-Careful Secretary Geithner on Risk of Downgrade on Fox News: 4/19/11 
Friday, August 5, 2011 at 11:37PM
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U.S. Downgraded to AA+ on 8/5/11



Q:  Don't You Think  Declarative Statements That Turn Out To Be Utterly Wrong Tend to Undermine Confidence?


A: Not When They Occur So Regularly


Geithner Repeated Says:  "If You Listen Carefully...."

Advice: Try Speaking More Carefully

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