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The 22 Funniest #GeithnerBookTitles Tweets

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner stepped down last month. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

photo of Niraj Chokshi
February 6, 2013

News broke late Wednesday morning that former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner plans to write a book about his response to the financial crisis. Within hours, jokes about possible book titles began trending nationwide on Twitter under the hashtag #geithnerbooktitles.

Many poked fun at Geithner, who has been criticized for being too cozy with Wall Street. Others riffed on the travails of the giant financial institutions—Lehman Brothers, Citi, AIG, Goldman Sachs, etc.—that weathered the crisis to varying success.

Here are 22 of the funniest tweets:

 

The 22 Funniest #GeithnerBookTitles

Storified by Niraj Chokshi· Wed, Feb 06 2013 09:30:14

Angels and Lehmans #geithnerbooktitlesMina Kimes
A Tale of Two Citis #GeithnerBookTitlesStefan Becket
Heart of TARPness #geithnerbooktitlesEmily Flitter
The World According To TARP. #GeithnerBookTitlesTimothy Connolly CFA
Tuesdays With Moral Hazard. #GeithnerBookTitlesKevin Roose
The 7 Habits of Highly Insolvent Bankers #GeithnerBookTitlesMatt O'Brien
No Country for Old Mortgages #geithnerbooktitlesMichael Roston
A Farewell To ARMs #GeithnerbooktitlesPete Schroeder
What To Expect When You're Expecting A Bailout #geithnerbooktitlesjeffkreisler
Paulson Shrugged #GeithnerBookTitlesJeffrey Cane
How to Win Bailouts and Influence Congress #GeithnerBookTitlesMatt O'Brien
Larry Summer's Nights Dream #geithnerbooktitlesMina Kimes
Rich Fed, Poor Fed #geithnerbooktitlesjeffkreisler
The AIG of Innocence #geithnerbooktitlesJim Aley
Depravity's Rainbow #geithnerbooktitlesEvan Hughes
The Goldman and the Sea #geithnerbooktitlesLindsay Goldwert
Paulson Shrugged #GeithnerBookTitlesMark G. Davis
lender's game #geithnerbooktitlesJustine Doody
Much CDO about nothing #GeithnerbooktitlesPete Schroeder
The Electric Kool Aid Stress Test #GeithnerBookTitlesJordan Weissmann
The Yuan Also Rises #GeithnerBookTitlesShannon Bond
The Constant Geithner #geithnerbooktitlesAlec MacGillis

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