A Quote by Hugo Rossi on inflation, presidency, and time

In the fall of 1972 President Nixon announced that the rate of increase of inflation was decreasing. This was the first time that a sitting president used the third derivative to advance his case for reelection.

Hugo Rossi

Source: Mathematics Is an Edifice, Not a Toolbox, Notices of the AMS, v. 43, no. 10, Oct. 1996

Contributed by: Zaady