Tim Geithner Man Enough To “Round Down”

On a Saturday in late April, I called Geithner for the last time to talk about the Volcker Rule and a few personal facts. (“I’m almost 5-9, just below 5-9. 5-8-and-¾, something like that. You can round down, you can say 5-8. I’m relatively secure in my height.”) [NYT Magazine]

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14 Responses to “Tim Geithner Man Enough To “Round Down””

  1. Turnip Truck says:

    The hell with you, pal.

    –H. Kravis

  2. guesticles says:


  3. schmendrich says:

    I think he did the same with his taxes…

  4. F. Zappa says:

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  5. InfiniteGuest says:

    He's 5'8" from boots to top hat.

  6. InfiniteGuest says:

    Very big of him.

  7. Heisenberg says:

    Looks like someone has been sampling my blue…..

  8. InfiniteGuest says:

    It's not the first time he's told a tall tale.

  9. InfiniteGuest says:

    Although a question like that deserves a shorter answer.

  10. InfiniteGuest says:

    You could forgive him for exaggerating — a little.

  11. crocodilechuck says:

    No one takes dictation like andrew ross sorkin

  12. AfewGOODmen says:

    "I’m relatively secure in my height"

    Wait, I'm confused. Secure compared to other short people? Or secure relative to his raging insecurities about his dick size?

    Or is he trying to avoid discussing how he's actually incompetent at the task at hand. I WANT THE TRUTH!

  13. Guest says:

    I'm 9.7" but you can round down to 9.5".

    – R. Jeremy