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Robert Rubin was Secretary of the Treasury during most of the Clinton administration, and upon his resignation near the end of Clinton’s second term the president called him “the greatest secretary of the Treasury since Alexander Hamilton.” Under most circumstances that might be deemed high praise, but in consideration that it was given by a man who held no compunction over selling ex-pat felon, Marc Rich, a pardon on his last day in office, the perception of that extolment must surely be measured. During his tenure, Rubin, among other things, […]
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