Red Tape Would put a Crimp in Wall Street's Style

Given the extraordinary bailouts and other forms of aid and intervention by the government you might expect the feds to at least extract a pound of flesh from the bankers. Of course, that hasn’t been the case.

If there’s one set of elites that can rip off bureaucratic red tape as if it were only a Band-Aid, it’s Wall Street’s exceptional rip-off artists.