For those puzzled by the rancor and mistrust so many feel for Hillary Clinton, a lucid Matt Taibbi looks at Clinton's $675,000 speeches to Goldman Sachs to reveal they're about not just money but allegiance. Turns out Clinton declared that "banker-bashing (was) foolish," it takes a village to get out of a financial crisis (in fact caused by a few greedy oligarchs), and public anger is something "we" - oligarchs and Clintons - need to wait out.
"In a sane political system Mulvaney would be investigated if not fired immediately, but open and flagrant corruption are why the Trump administration exists."
"At this point, it's just brazen."
One analyst said the penalty is quite possibly "just a one-off for the CFPB to...
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