Mike Milken: A Hung Jury Of Public Opinion

Re "Mike Milken for Treasury Secretary" (Economic Viewpoint, Sept. 5), I applaud Paul Craig Roberts for providing an overdue encomium for Michael Milken, who was a convenient scapegoat for those who disdain the free-market system. I am continually appalled at the misconceptions people hold about capitalism. The arguments in favor of it as the only system that supports individual liberties have been made repeatedly by such great minds as Adam Smith, Milton Friedman, and Ayn Rand.

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