Contradictory Views of Roosevelt as a Trustbuster
Friday, April 15, 2011 at 9:54AM
W. R. in Pictures, Teddy Roosevelt, Trustbuster, cartoon

Much like how President Obama faces criticism from conservatives as well as disaffected progressives and liberals, Teddy Roosevelt faced similar circumstances when it came to trusts -- below are two cartoons, one from Life Magazine depicting TR as protecting the trusts and a Puck cartoon showing him combat them: 

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