Personality over performance

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Dean Baker points out that USA Today's profile of Henry Paulson touted his "history as a football player" and "presented the assessment of his personal friends" -- but didn't "mention the fact that The Hammer somehow managed to completely overlook an $8 trillion housing bubble and that he minimized the extent of the country's financial problems at every point over the last year and a half."

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