NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- As I watched the HBO movie "Too Big to Fail" Monday night, enjoying the taut script and fine performances, I have to admit I was left with an empty feeling -- as I was after watching a recent indie film called "Meek's Cutoff," which basically has no ending. It just sort of stops. That film, like "Too Big to Fail," does not have an essential ingredient of any satisfying drama: resolution. The tying up of loose ends.This is not a verdict on "Too Big to Fail" as a movie, or the book with the same name. No, it's a verdict on Eric Holder and Preet Bharara, and all of their colleagues at the Justice Department and the Office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. It's a verdict on Mary Schapiro and the Securities and Exchange Commission. It's a verdict on everybody with a badge and/or gun and/or subpoena power, and jurisdiction over Wall Street crime. That would cover just about the entire federal and state law enforcement apparatus from here to Nome, and include a once-robust Manhattan District Attorney's Office, which used to prosecute penny-stock hoods but can no longer find scoundrels when they wear pinstripes.
Verdict Is in: Wall Street Gets Off Scot-Free
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