Judge Bill Clinton's SEC dissent: There's real doubt that Goldman Sachs violated any laws
Contrary to a Senate subcommittee's questioning and the Securities and Exchange Commission, former President Bill Clinton is not so sure that Goldman Sachs violated any laws in its financial dealings with clients during the recent financial chaos.
Oh, WTH, you say, it's just another ex-president blowing off his mouth with a solicited opinion about an ongoing federal legal matter.
Well, the members of that exclusive Oval Office alumni club are usually so circumspect about current news, that such a statement in and of itself is news.
But perhaps more important, it's one Democratic president undercutting the argument for the kinds of financial reforms that the next Democratic president, Barack Obama, is arguing are a necessary step to fix the nation's economy the way he's decided it should be fixed.
Hillary, would you please call your husband and.....
Listen for yourself and hand down your own opinion:
-- Andrew Malcolm
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