The Not-So-Wolfowitz Bank

Was it just a little more than two years ago that we were slightly agog that the Bush administration was pushing Paul Wolfowitz to lead the World Bank? Indeed it was.

Since then, you may have heard, things at 18th and H Streets have not gone swimmingly. Downright pear-shaped of late. By my count, his Galbraith Score is now two, but I may be off.

These folks seem to be the go-to blog for World Bank inside scoop. I don’t think he’ll last. On the other hand, it’s not as if anyone the current US administration is likely to nominate will be received with wild enthusiasm, either Over Here, or at the Bank, or among the Bank’s clients, or…