Bernanke wants Andrew Jackson gone from $20 bill
Share Now on:
Currency wars are being waged in the Treasury Department.
Secretary Jacob Lew has plans to take Alexander Hamilton off the $10 bill and replace him with a woman.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke weighed in today and said he’s appalled by Lew’s proposal to drop a man Bernanke calls “the best…economic policymaker in U.S. history.”
Far better: Bernanke goes on to suggest that a woman should replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.
I’m with Ben.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.