by Doug Casey, International Man:
The media hated them.
Big Business, numerous federal agencies, and politicians of all stripes hated them too.
Even Tiffany & Co., the famous jewelry company, vilified them in a full-page advertisement in The New York Times, calling them “unconscionable.”
The villains everyone loved to hate were the Hunt brothers. They were critics of the fiat money system and advocated for hard money based on commodities.