Prevaricate: Paulson edition

Vocabulary review time. We may have to review these words more often than I’d like:

Prevaricate:v. to stray from or evade the truth

Paulson: megalomaniac ex Goldman Sachs CEO, now Chancellor of the Exchequer (known in the US as Secretary of the Treasury).

Henry Paulson wants Congress to rubber stamp his three-page Wall Street bailout plan. It includes this paragraph that couldn’t be clearer:

Sec. 8. Review. Decisions by the Secretary pursuant to the authority of this Act are non-reviewable and committed to agency discretion, and may not be reviewed by any court of law or any administrative agency.

In other words: I AM KING.   But when questioned he realizes we don’t really like that kind of language in the US of A. Now he says:


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