Poster Child

If there’s one thing that movements like Occupy Wall Street need, it’s a poster child. You know, a person or company that exhibits everything bad about the system as we know it and can stand as an example for why we need more regulation and public control.  Someone like …  (drumroll) …

MF Global, the perfect poster child for “Party like it’s 2007” bad behavior.

This company did more than make a very bad bet, it ran what is now being called “Madoff like ponzi scams” and has $593 million of clients’ money missing.  It even had a prominent Democrat, former New Jersey Governor John Corzine, so there’s something for the Republicans to gnaw on.  If anything, MF Global is too perfect to be the bad guy on a drama that is almost certain to start playing out – it’s time to reign these guys in.

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