NYT headline: Audit Finds TARP Program Effective.
Paragraph six of the same article:
The Treasury’s lack of clarity about the program’s goals, the oversight panel said, made it hard to assess its overall effectiveness. Mr. Geithner is scheduled to testify on Thursday in his quarterly appearance before the five-member panel. [emphasis mine]
Clearly. one of the people to take the buyout was a headline writer who reads the articles first.