Neel Kashkari Speaks

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Newly minted Interim Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability and Intel pinup Neel Kashkari gave a speech outlining the Treasury Department’s progress in implementing the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to the Institute of International Bankers in D.C. at some ungodly hour this morning. The Wall Street Journal has the whole thing online, but eyes started to bleed soon after he said, “Let me begin with our strategy, which is clear and focused.” Why are the cute ones always boring? [WSJ]