Wednesday October 28, 2020

Economic engineer

Larry Summers has never been willing to settle for second-best. Hismother likes to tell the story of driving him to a game of tennis at the age of 12, calling out after him: ‘‘Good luck!” The boy turned around, looked at her coldly and said: ‘‘Mom, t

29th November, 2008

Larry Summers has never been willing to settle for second-best. Hismother likes to tell the story of driving him to a game of tennis at the age of 12, calling out after him: ‘‘Good luck!” The boy turned around, looked at her coldly and said: ‘‘Mom, this isn’t about luck. It’s about winning.”

Barack Obama will be hoping that Summers brings some of that can-do spirit...

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