So Goldman Sachs, the world's greatest and smuggest investment bank, has been sued for fraud by the American Securities and Exchange Commission. Legally, the case hangs on a technicality.
Hear Lana Del Rey's Anthemic New Single 'Love' Clyde Stubblefield, James Brown's 'Funky Drummer,' Dead at 73 Colbert: Moby 'More Reliable Than Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer' Watch Ryan Adams Perform Aching 'Prisoner' Songs on 'Fallon' See Bill Maher, Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Free Speech, TrollingAll Stories
Morally, however, the Goldman Sachs case may turn into a final referendum on the greed-is-good ethos that conquered America sometime in the 80s – and in the years since has aped other horrifying American trends such as boybands and reality shows in spreading across the western world like a venereal disease.
This is a comment on Goldman and the Objectivist movement I wrote for the Sunday Guardian. For those wondering about some of the odd formatting and spelling, please remember that this is a British paper! I've already had letters pestering me about not knowing how to spell "Collateralized."
Extra points to those readers who can identify from which spot the term "hairy-backed" was removed by the Guardian UK editors.