by Cato 6/21/15
The replacement of Hamilton on the $10 note takes another lame progressive turn. There’s a move afoot to have SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg chosen for this honor.
If it’s to be a woman, my suggestion … call it the Mount Rushmore rule, to avoid the equivalent of putting the second string POTUS Teddy Roosevelt up there with first stringers Lincoln, Washington and Jefferson … is that no one alive after June 1915 be considered. This includes all the present suggestions.
If a woman isn’t considered remarkable 100 years after her death she doesn’t belong on the currency.
Michael Booth, often posting and commenting as Cato, lectured in finance and economics at the Univ. of Texas, and worked for 20 years as an independent contractor and managerial trainer on financial topics in the technology industry.
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