With formerDartmouth College President Jim Kim taking over the World Bank, rumors have short-listed Tim Geithner as his possible replacement in Hanover, N.H. If the Dartmouth board doesn’t mind uncomfortable ironies, the treasury secretary may soon be headed north. Last Monday, just 48 hours after Geithner scolded Europeans to act “aggressively” and deal with their long-unfolding debt crisis, the Trustees for Social Security and Medicare issued an annual report showing an ever-dimmer outlook for our entitlement programs.
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