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Does Tim Geithner Have Particularly Good Hair?

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Personally I never gave it much thought, though having been confronted by the question and taking the last five minutes to scrutinize TG's mane, I'd have to say no, I don't think he does. It's not bad hair but if we're being forced to judge, here goes: thickness (one of the most important factors) seems to be average and it looks kind of dry and damaged. Certainly nothing that screams "run your fingers through me." Admittedly, though, we haven't examined it up close and one person who has claims it's something to write home about, and even a source of envy.

When Luyu showed Hillary and Geithner a photo of the two of them together, we found out that Hillary is driven insane by the Treasury Secretary's apparently amazing yet effortless hair.

QUESTION: What were you talking about?

SECRETARY CLINTON: I think I was complimenting him on his hair.


SECRETARY CLINTON: He always looks so good, you know? It's maddening. It takes me so much longer, and it doesn't even look as good.

Is this ringing true for anyone else? Is he getting points just by virtue of being less follicly-challenged than his predecessor?

Hillary Clinton Is Jealous Of Tim Geithner's Hair [Daily Intel]


Let's Help Tim Geithner Name His Book

As you may have heard, Obama is apparently close to nominating Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary, giving Tim Geithner his late Christmas wish: a one-way ticket outta there. And while he's previously said to have no interest in writing about his time in Washington (and at the NY Fed before that), friends o' TG claim that his plan for the next year or so involve "a round of 'detox' and writing a book." Obviously we're still very far off from anything concrete but publishers will undoubtedly be banging down his door in no time and when they do, it might be nice to at least have a title to wet their palates. While Geithner packs his bags, let's do him a solid and come up with some options. The year spent sunning himself off the coast of Ko Samui (or puttering around Larchmont, or taking a job with the least amount of responsibility possible, whatever the detox entails) will presumably do wonders to take the edge of the last 48 months but if he's still in an angsty phase by the time he sits down to bang out his story, perhaps one of the following would work?