Was Obama Economic Advisor's Exit a Preemptive Strike?

When the White House announced last week it would be losing the services of Lewis A. Sachs, one of the president's top economic advisers, the reason given for Sachs's departure was that his work was largely complete. "He's leaving now that markets have stabilized and Secretary [Timothy] Geithner has had time to set up a permanent team," Treasury Department spokesman Andrew Williams said. But Sachs's quiet exit, reported in a blog entry on the New York Times web site, comes without any apparent...Full Story
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