It's all about how millions of Americans who may have been thrown out of their homes, or at least forced to stress about the possibility, were denied access to information that might have revealed how widespread the foreclosure problem was.
Statistics don't reveal the faces behind the numbers. While trillions were lost in housing values the human cost, measured in lost dreams, dislocation, divorce, depression, suicide, addiction, is incalculable.
As a long-time fan of professional wrestling I've come to see how much of mortgage servicing resembles what goes on in the ring. Like wrestling the servicing business is full of "works," "gimmicks," "heels and baby faces," so let me explain.
Quicker than you can say Office of the Comptroller of the Currency the Obama administration's promise to do justice for over four million foreclosed homeowners has evaporated into the could-have-been ether.