Zach Carter and Ben Walsh, Huffington Post
Submitted by: Editor
Former US Treasury Secretaries are Assholes
[HUFFPO] Former Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin, Henry Paulson and Geithner were asked about the issue by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg during a conference in Beverly Hills. When Paulson responded that he'd been working on income inequality since his days at Goldman Sachs, Geithner quipped, "In which direction?"
"You were increasing it!" cracked Rubin, as everyone on stage roared with laughter.
While in office, all three men advocated Wall Street-friendly policies that helped bolster pay for top bankers. Overall worker wages have been stagnant for decades and falling for most workers since 2007.