If this government finally wants to send a signal to Main Street that it is no longer in the embrace in the tentacles of Wall Street, there is one person who won her spurs in spirited confrontation with Wall Street's power brokers and can wear their enmity as a badge of honor.
Three years after Wall Street came unhinged, there has been too little progress made in fixing our financial system so that it works for all Americans, not just the titans of finance, and there have been few consequences for those who drove our economy over the cliff.
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission just released its report, and it's already under attack by the Four Horsemen of the Economic Apocalypse: the Ideologue, the Lobbyist, the Think-Tanker, and the Politician.
The Republicans on the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission tried to undermine that group's work by attempting to ban phrases like "Wall Street" from its final report. Now they are trying to explain away their behavior.