Pardon Closes the Book on Milken’s Case but Can’t Rewrite It
James B. Stewart
An alternative narrative portrays Michael Milken, a symbol of 1980s greed, as a maverick crushed by the establishment. Even money won’t make that a reality.
With the Milken pardon, President Trump has sent two powerful messages: When it comes to justice, money counts. And white-collar crime doesn’t really matter.