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While most Americans are rejoicing in the opportunity to extract a measure of revenge from Goldman Sachs – the poster boy for the greed and dirty dealing that trashed the world financial system -the government’s fraud case may be on far shakier ground than you might expect.
The decision of the Securities and Exchange Commission to move forward with the case was reached by a 3-2 vote that split among party lines. While it is easy to dismiss the vote as an expression of pure political interest, this may not be the case.
The need for the SEC to prove itself as a suitable sheriff of Wall