Will Rogers: From Great Depression to Great Recession
By Gary Anderson
Published: June 12, 2011.
Will Rogers was a great man who had a message Wall Street and Republicans often did not like. He exposed their behavior and excessive speculation and easy money scams. In their presence, he was friendly, even speaking at their conventions. But he once quipped to the bankers that most of their members were in jail, and said what needed to be said to warn and inform the nation.