NYT's Andrew Ross Sorkin, the CEO's best friend

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CJR makes a smart point about Tuesday's column from Times financial writer Sorkin. It's the same Sorkin who last week mislead readers--and trashed GM auto workers--by claiming UAW employees enjoyed "gold-plated" benefits.

This week, Sorkin raises questions about Tim Geithner, Obama's choice for Treasury secretary. Actually, Sorkin allows anonymous Wall Street CEO's to raise questions about Geither. Writes CJR:

Sorkin is right to ask pointed questions about Geithner, but channeling Wall Street chiefs who were actually in charge of the businesses about why he didn't do better at keeping them from running off the cliff? Come on.

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