The White House this afternoon announced that Larry Summers will retire at the end of the year… the third high-profile member of President Obama's economic team to depart in recent weeks… a West Wing shakeup hailed by progressives who never liked Summers with such a key position given his economic stances and comments he made about women and their abilities to do math. The White House said Summers, who serves as Obama's chief advisor and who is rumored to have sparred with other West Wing staffers, will go back to job teaching economics.
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Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Larry Summers Fails His Way Back to Harvard