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Open thread for night owls: Wall Street Still A Nest Of Criminality

At the Campaign for America's Future, Richard (RJ) Eskow writes Incredibly Guilty: Despite Lowenstein's Defense, Wall Street's Still A Nest Of Criminality: In a piece called "Wall Street: Not Guilty," financial columnist Roger Lowenstein attempts to defend Wall Street against allegations that it's a viper's nest of rampant criminality. His mischaracterization, mockery, and vague suggestions of McCarthyism are strident, flat, and fail to get the job done.
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