Ok, try to keep up here. James Carville urges President Obama to fire Attorney General Eric Holder if DOJ doesn't indict financial bosses who presided over the economic collapse of 2007.
There are certain people in American finance who haven't been held responsible for utterly ruining the economic fabric of our country. Demand from the attorney general a clear status of the state of investigation concerning these extraordinary injustices imposed upon the American people. I know Attorney General Eric Holder is a close friend of yours, but if his explanations aren't good, fire him too. Demand answers to why no one has been indicted.
Mr. President, people are livid. Tell people that you, too, are angry and sickened by the irresponsible actions on Wall Street that caused so much suffering. Do not accept excuses. Demand action now.
Then James Taranto complains that such indictments would politicize the justice system.
To politicize the criminal justice system in this way would be not just cynical but un-American. Carville ought to be ashamed of having written this.
However, there's another option! Maybe the current lack of indictments is the result of political calculations -- after all, President Obama and the Democrats get huge campaign donations from financial bosses.
More interesting than indicting financial bosses would be indicting the politicians who presided over the housing bubble.