Monday, February 28, 2011

‘Inside Job’ director slams Wall Street

Part of the way through a snoozer of an Oscars ceremony on Sunday evening, Ferguson showed no signs of stage fright when he stepped to the podium to accept his Oscar for best documentary. Ferguson’s move to slam Wall Street — just as his film had done on the big screen — electrified the proceedings. “Inside Job” portrayed the 2008 financial meltdown as a crime executed by greedy Wall Streeters. “Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after a horrific financial crisis caused by fraud, not a single financial executive has gone to jail — and that’s wrong,” he said. Ferguson received cheers for his provocative words. Article here

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