On Monday, Nobel-laureate Paul Krugman wrote that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s plan was not only doomed to fail, it was, in fact, filling him with despair.

But life can’t be all despair for the Princeton prof. Earlier this month, an enterprising songwriter named Jonathan Mann wrote a catchy little diddy wondering why the New York Times columnist wasn’t in the corner office at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Tell us what you think. Should Obama dump Tim and put in Paul?