As Kevin Drum points out, the anti anti-Summers backlash is growing. I think Summers was a good Treasury secretary the first time around and don’t really have a dog in the hunt this time. But I do have a continuing interest in what happens to Summers because he’s one of two people in the Davos universe whom I have been mistaken for.
I don’t see it myself, but twice in my Davos experience someone thought I was Summers. Once, and this I found bizarre in the extreme, someone thought I was Binyamin Netanyahu. I think it’s the thin Alpine air.
You judge for yourself: