The abject failure of the nation’s top law enforcer to enforce the law against bankers of any significance in the wake of a $10,000 billion crisis is notorious. Less well-known are (1) the astounding lengths to which Eric Holder’s DOJ has gone to protect criminal banks, which just so happen to be clients of his law firm, (2) the degree to which the rule of law has been subverted (it’s been destroyed; we have been living under the rule of man, officially, for some time), and (3) the broader implications of Holder’s reign on U.S. national sovereignty (grave).
This video series explores all three topics and more.
Frontline’s The Untouchables demonstrates the power of real journalism in bringing even the elite to heel, in this case literally overnight. The show is a masterpiece in narrative structure and is shot beautifully as well. At 54 minutes, it’s well worth the time:
Martin Smith, who wrote and produced the Untouchables, received the 2014 John Chancellor Award for Excellence from Columbia’s journalism school. While putatively for his work on the Retirement Gamble a year later, the award has the appearance of a veiled accolade for the more powerful Untouchables. (It’s not unlike, say, Dennis Hopper’s 1986 Oscar nomination for Hoosiers instead of for his more controversial role in Blue Velvet the same year.)