Politics and entertainment may not be so far removed from each other. Politicians and filmmakers are two separate divisions, yet both share the ability to ignite change, or shift the patterns of traditional thinking.
If McConnell-style deceit about the financial reform bill continues in the Senate, serious regulatory reform won't happen. Half measures won't work. Only robust financial reform will end Wall Street's freedom to deceive.
Nothing is more despicable than dishonoring the brave men and women who proudly serve our military and who've died in battle by pretending to be one of them while having used every lever of privilege possible to have avoided serving.
Wall Streeters who get millions in bonuses to know better are still trading in derivatives. Nothing is preventing another financial collapse, when Wall Street will come crying to Washington for a new $700 billion