If everyone on Wall Street is as pure as the driven snow, or at least “not guilty”, then it’s fine for Obama to raise tens of millions of dollars from them to pay for his shot at re-election.
|By: masaccio Thursday April 14, 2011 5:20 pm|
Most of the time, you can ignore that foot on your neck. You can pretend that electoral politics work and that we are a nation of law, not of rich people. You can revel when your tribe puts someone in office, and pretend that the person you voted for is working in your interests.
Not today. Today it is confirmed: there will be no prosecutions, there will be no accountability for the rich financiers and their clients who caused the Great Crash of 2008, profited mightily, fought off regulation, and escaped with their personal fortunes and their reputations intact, all as part of the great muddle-through plan of the Obama administration.