We are left with one thing we could do now to go straight at the heart of darkness: prosecute these bankers. The president, to his credit, set up a task force to do just that. So why doesn't anything seem to be happening?
The real question about Jerome Kerviel's sentence is for our country, not France: Where are the US indictments and convictions? The US bankers who engaged in criminal behavior are walking around free, writing big checks to political candidates.