(USA Today) Bailout is a jaw-dropping play-by-play of how the Treasury Department bungled the financial bailouts.
It’s also a gossipy tell-all that quotes Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner four-letter word for four-letter word.
Author Neil Barofsky, former special inspector general for TARP, is a lifetime Democrat and Obama contributor. Yet, his first book is a field guide to the nether side of the Bush and Obama Treasury Departments.
Chuck Grassley, Ted Kaufman, Darrell Issa and Elizabeth Warren will be happy when they spot their names in print. Tim Geithner, Herb Allison and Eric Thorson, not so much.