Watergate made a mockery of American justice revealing a corruption so deep and pervasive that it "almost had the country brought down by it." For Springsteen and America, the financial crisis has exposed the same.
Challenging the establishment is as old as history. Sometimes going out directly to the public is the avenue needed to have one's voice truly heard. When leaders and governments fail to address justice, people mobilize.
Lay The Favorite is Beth Raymer's debut book that revolves around her life as an assistant to a professional gambler in Las Vegas. I recommend it. And I hope the author can someday get past her lack of ethics and conscience.