Pantsless Progressive

Politicians should not get involved. Producers, directors can do that. But politicians should not get involved.

White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley on Meet the Press, when asked whether it was ‘illegitimate or not’ for people to demand jail time for Wall Street culprits.

Daley was referring to Inside Job director Charles Ferguson’s opening statement at the Oscars in February: Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after our horrific financial crisis caused by financial fraud, not a single financial executive has gone to jail, and that’s wrong.”