Powerful Ladies Subjected To Unfortunate Surroundings

[Washington, October 5: MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski, Sheila Bair, Christine Varney and Elizabeth Warren sit in front of the world's ugliest backdrop for the Fortune Most Powerful Women summit. Image via Getty.] » 10/06/10 1:55pm 10/06/10 1:55pm

Tim Geithner: Is There Any "There" There?

While the Sunday shows rage around us, Moe and I call for Geithner's head, Larry Summers' ass, parse the Brangelina break-up reports and Joan Allen's necklace-of-horror, and, finally, debate which, if any, Republicans we'd allow to examine our vaginas. » 1/24/10 10:00am 1/24/10 10:00am

Sheila Bair Keeps Proving Everyone Else Wrong

Former editor Moe Tkacik singles out Jezebel favorite Sheila Bair (who Chip Somodevilla manages to capture quite fetchingly despite Vogue's misgivings) in her list of the Ladies of The Financial Crisis, most of whom we should have listened to. [Clusterstock] » 8/07/09 10:20am 8/07/09 10:20am

The Real Reason Women's Magazines Suck

CosMarieGlamVogBazElle sure can be a tedious read; from month to month, our favorite ladymags seem to delight in the twin pleasures of reprinting editorials wholesale and publishing story after story with a distinct Groundhog Monthly ring. Ever wondered why? » 7/28/09 4:00pm 7/28/09 4:00pm

Sarah Palin's Wardrobe, The Universe Completely Crazy

The end of the week is a time to sit and digest the insanity that the week has spawned. More news on Sarah Palin's style? Check. Canadian Parliamentary crisis? Check. A Supreme Court case on Barack Obama's birth certificate? Yup, got that, too. Between all of that, plus calls for Robert Mugabe to resign, Tim Geithner… » 12/05/08 10:00am 12/05/08 10:00am

Potential Treasury Secretary Sheila Bair Is A "Woman To Watch"

FDIC Chairwoman Sheila Bair tops the Wall Street Journal » 11/10/08 4:00pm 11/10/08 4:00pm's list of , which attempts to line up the top 50 women in corporate America today. Despite being the lone government employee on the list, Bair tops it not just because of her work in finance as the chair of the FDIC but because, more importantly, her name is…