Turns out that one of Barak Obama's legacies might be as a trustbuster
Key figure: President Teddy Roosevelt, who ran as a trustbuster
while soliciting corporate cash on the side.
Three of these five incarnations--academic, trustbuster
, and private attorney--were interesting, if not exactly riveting.
Yet Goldman, with the rigor of a trustbuster
or Putin's prosecutor, traces the biographies of Berezovsky, Gusinsky, and Khodorkovsky for presumed tax evasion and other "economic crimes.
He has done for the attorney general's office what Teddy Roosevelt did for the presidency: he is a trustbuster
who has not been afraid of any special-interest group, no matter how powerful.
How to Fix Corporate Governance; Excessive Pay, Corrupt Analysts, Auditing Games: It All Adds up to Capitalism's Biggest Crisis since the Trustbuster
Ochs of the New York Times, shunned publicity and made sure that their names appeared only on their mastheads, Hearst employed the power of the media to set the national political agenda, first as a muckraking, progressive trustbuster
, then, in his seventies, as an opponent of the New Deal and a stalwart anti-Communist.
Rockefeller in this construction, and Assistant Attorney General Joel Klein reprises the role of a Progressive-era trustbuster
At least two editions of his novels issued during the first decade of the new century - a New York Book Company edition of Joe's Luck and a Street and Smith edition of Tom Brace - pictured Theodore Roosevelt on the cover, though Alger had died before the Great Trustbuster
assumed the presidency and had not referred to him in any of his fiction.
Jackson: How a "Country Lawyer" Converted Franklin Roosevelt into a Trustbuster
, 27 ANTITRUST 85 (2013).
His handpicked successor, William Taft, actually turned out to be a better trustbuster
, although Roosevelt was still gravely disappointed in his performance, prompting him to bolt from the Republican Party in 1912 to run as an independent and make possible the election of Woodrow Wilson--surely the most momentous act of Roosevelt's career.
But at least one prominent Washington trustbuster
didn't buy Ergen's argument.