Why is it impossible to prosecute Wall Street executives for the financial collapse? Could it be, as the transcript of the interview with Lanny Breuer hints, that the legal system has completely been taken over by a philosophy that weighs ‘justice’ against the potential harm to certain institutions or individuals within society? One hopes not, because the judicial system is supposed to be about enforcing (blindly) existing laws. One would also hope the legislative branch is thinking about the laws they create and whether they would have adverse affects on such prominent facets of society BEFORE they vote them into law.
The Untouchables – FRONTLINE examines why no Wall St. execs have faced fraud charges for the financial crisis