Myself, and others, beleive that Geithner is a continuing part of the problem. I doubt he will prove to prove an effective advocate of the people in his performance. I think if you researched his hsitory and background you would come to the same conclusion.
Have you yet viewed or read the Moyers interview of William Black? I suggested that due to the credibility of Black himself as a former regulator, but also for a pretty good synopsis of how and why things are now happening as they are.
I've seen the question several times, and in several different places, "If not the guys that are still pulling the strings then who SHOULD be appointed, and given the power and authority to get try and get us out of this mess." My answer is, simply put, those who saw it coming well before it got here. They aren't that hard to find.