(USA Today) Bailout is a jaw-dropping play-by-play of how the Treasury Department bungled the financial bailouts.
It's also a gossipy tell-all that quotes Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner four-letter word for four-letter word.
Author Neil Barofsky, former special inspector general for TARP, is a lifetime Democrat and Obama contributor. Yet, his first book is a field guide to the nether side of the Bush and Obama Treasury Departments.
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Chuck Grassley, Ted Kaufman, Darrell Issa and Elizabeth Warren will be happy when they spot their names in print. Tim Geithner, Herb Allison and Eric Thorson, not so much.