The tolerance and forbearance on corporate criminals the past 7 years has been shocking, brazen and completely indefensible. This period will be recorded in history as an epic failure of justice and the Rule of Law. Figure heads like Holder, mouthing empty words about principles, are hypocritical and incendiary as corporate criminals continue to stand protected behind their companies and “cost of doing business” settlement cheques. No society or individual who values democracy, fairness and merit can afford to accept this pattern of empty words and corporate impunity.
Attorney General Eric Holder discusses the Department of Justice’s belief that no company, no matter how big, is above the law, including the big banks. “No individual or company,” he says, “is above the law. Here is a direct video link.