With the departure of chief economic adviser Austan Goolsbee, that’s the number of members from the original Obama economic team still working for the administration, not quite three years into the first term.
Rats, say goodbye to the ship of state: Gone are Christina Romer, Larry Summers, Peter Orszag. Headed out is Goolsbee, who abruptly announced his resignation Monday to return to teaching at the University of Chicago.
With the water lapping over the gunwales, the lone holdout is Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, the former tax cheat, who sails grimly on.
Michael A. Walsh, New York Post .