Sure, they still need scapegoats they can indict instead of Wall Street executives. But America doesn't want to see television's too-good-to-be-true housewife take the fall anymore -- not when it can get a caricaturishly bad one instead. Enter Teresa and Joe Guidice, our newest celebrity defendants.
So here's one way the World Economic Forum in Davos is not entirely useless: It gave Fox Business Network's Liz Claman the chance to ask several CEOs to name their favorite movies. The results of this brilliant exercise are revealing. For example, did you know that Jamie Dimon's favorite movie is "Apocalypse Now"? It's true.
The Frontline documentary begins the process of explaining what we have been saying for years -- neither the Bush nor the Obama administration has been willing to conduct a real investigation of the elite banksters whose frauds made them wealthy and drove the financial crisis and the Great Recession.
Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean Goldman Sachs is not after you. In his new book, "Why I Quit Goldman Sachs" -- a copy of which The Huffington Post has gotten our hands on, ahead of its Oct. 22 publication date -- world-famous job quitter Greg Smith alleges that Goldman frequently made recommendations to clients and then took the opposite side of the trade it had just recommended.