I was taking the day off, but this is the best news the Obama Administration could get right now.* Wonder how they’ll screw it up?
I second the (self-)nomination of Dr. Black, on condition he commit to bringing me on as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Markets, which was held in its Glory Days by a former boss of mine.**
*It also stands as yet another reason for Republicans to delay any agreement on the debt ceiling, since he would likely be replaced by a Democrat.
**I, in turn, will promise to get my tax difficulties with NY State straightened out.*** Since the current T-Sec had much more recurrent and lasting issues, I don’t see this as a problem for confirmation, should such be required.
***They are the direct result on my current firm having accidentally, I presume, input my Social Security number into their system with “fat fingers.”