New WSCS Diction: Geithner and Paulson

Geithner (gi-th-ner): [adjective] a financial entity which is technically insolvent, yet operating with massive subsidies and voo-doo accounting rules.


1) That Geithner bank is limping along like a zombie.

2) Citigroup, JP Morgan, and Wells Fargo, are Geithner banks.

Paulson (pol-sun): [verb] to intentionally destroy a specific financial institution for the benefit of Goldman Sachs & Friends.


1) Lehman Brothers was Paulsoned as a threat to keep AIG alive.

2) Wachovia and Washington Mutual were Paulsoned.

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