Has Jon Stewart Come Around on the Bailout?

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Great catch by Politico's Morning Money maven, Ben White, who's been poring over Tim Geithner's calendar:

Forget about all those meetings with Wall Street powers that so enrage the left. It looks like Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's top new adviser may be "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart. According to Geithner's daily appointment record, the Treasury secretary met with Stewart in New York on April 2 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. By contrast, a meeting a day earlier with Goldman Sachs executives, including CFO David Viniar, in Geithner's office in Washington, lasted just over an hour. So it's official: Jon Stewart is more powerful and important than Goldman Sachs. The logs also show just how deeply involved Geithner was during the frantic final night of debate over the Dodd-Frank bill on June 24. See the records: http://bit.ly/aNeo0b
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