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Who’s face should be on the Trillion Dollar Coin?

July 30, 2011

Rep. Cantor poses for the Trillion Dollar Coin

Inquiring minds want to know.  Commenter Kris Smith provides the obvious-after-its-said answer:

Eric Cantor

 

[Update: Tom Hickey points out that Grover Norquist (in the comments and over at Marginal Revolution) has a strong claim to this honor.]

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  1. Tom Hickey
    July 30, 2011 at 6:05 pm

    This question was asked over at Tyler Cowen’s place. A commenter recommended Grover Norquist, and I seconded it. It’s really Grover that driving this whole thing.

    • TC
      July 30, 2011 at 9:52 pm

      lol. Peak Grover Norquist. This is jumping the shark for him.

  2. gf
    July 31, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    The stamp should say “Conservatives can remain irrational longer the the US can remain solvent”

    • TC
      July 31, 2011 at 12:43 pm

      Potest manere in brutis Conservatives diutius manere possunt US solvendo

  3. beowulf
    July 31, 2011 at 2:43 pm

    ha ha that’s awesome. The Mint isn’t supposed to issue coins with likeness of a living person, but sice Congress gave Secretary discretion as to coin design, I don’t think there’s a law against an Eric Cantor coin. :o)

  4. July 31, 2011 at 10:31 pm

    Maybe a likeness with his mouth open?

  5. Peter D
    August 2, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    What a shame to the glorious last name shared by Greg Cantor…

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