Lanny Breuer Gets Testy With ABC's Brian Ross Over HSBC

From The Daily Bail
January 22, 2013 - 11:33pm

ABC News - HSBC Is Too Big For Jail Precisely at the 1:15 mark.  Attention Lanny Breuer - Suck it. Nothing earth shattering here, but still this clip has value for two reasons.  First, it demonstrates that the big three networks and even intellectually-challenged Diane Sawyer understand that something is wrong with our system of justice when criminals don't get charged.  Second, ABC's Brian Ross questions Lanny Breuer directly, at the 1:20 mark, and Breuer's defensive response is worth the price of admission. Though it might sound impressive at first blush, a $1.9 billion fine for HSBC amounts to 4 weeks of profit for the criminal banking behemoth.  It's barely a slap on the wrist, though Holder and Breuer would have you believe it represents the greatest Justice achievement of the modern era. As Matt Taibbi wrote: 'Even People On Wall Street Were Blown Away By The R...


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