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Ugly Money?

February 2024
1min read


No matter how Eugene Dorgan wriggles and squirms to prove that we all “hate the new money,” there are millions of us out here who think it’s just dandy. The scrolls, clutter, and Victorian fussiness of the old bills is gone, and Jackson’s larger, off-center portrait is surely more dramatic. If the Treasury really wants constructive change, it should consider varied colors to differentiate the bills—like the money of almost every other country in the world. That would be real progress.

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