Jude Wanniski’s impact on America’s political-economic debate could not be missed. While serving as associate editor of the Wall Street Journal in the 1970s, he coined the term “supply side economics.” He was an advisor to Ronald Reagan from 1978 to 1981, and was instrumental to the design of the Reagan tax cuts. Jude was the author of “The Way the World Works,” which has been described as one of the most influential books of the 20th century.
In my new book, RED AND BLUE AND BROKE ALL OVER: Restoring America’s Free Economy, I cite Jude’s important discovery of the role the legislative advance of the Smoot-Hawley trade tariff played in the 1929 stock market crash and the Depression. Read