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    Wednesday
    Aug012012

    WTF? NEWS

    LIBOR LIEBOR on the WALL

     

     

    AP's Protection of Geithner in 'Lie-bor' Scandal Continues

     

    My, it was awfully nice of Marcy Gordon at the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press, to give Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner such excellent protection in her report on the New York Federal Reserve Bank's release of documents relating to its knowledge of the manipulation of the "Libor" (London interbank offered rate) used as the basis for the pricing of trillions of dollars of loans.

    Her report's second paragraph only tells readers that Geithner, "who was then president of the New York Fed, urged the Bank of England to make the rate-setting process more transparent." What a helpful guy. Readers needed to go to Paragraph 12 to see more about Geithner, and even that information was given kid-glove treatment:


    Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2012/07/13/aps-protection-geithner-lie-bor-scandal-continues#ixzz22JY4YnJg

     

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