Culture Watch: Private Bankers Are The Enemy

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If you can tell something about a culture by its fictional enemies, then our culture seems to be very worried about the role bankers are playing. A few years ago it seemed all the films had tech guys as bad guys. Then it was terrorists for a bit (albeit, unlikely blond Germanism terrorists). The latest James Bond movie is only the latest in a series of films in which bankers fill the villian role. And this one is a "private banker" of some sort, although its not exactly clear the film understand what this means. The take away, though, is that secretive money men are probably up to no good.
Just in time for the SEC to start considering regulating hedge funds.

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