Analysis Of Matt Taibbi 's Piece, He Investigates The Shennigans Of Mr Eric Holder And The Banking Fiasco

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In a common theme, of crimes that go unpunished, in these four pieces there is a trail of wrong doing that never reaches a resolution. Ta-Nehisi Coates takes on the deliberate destruction to the black people’s self esteem by America. In Matt Taibbi’s piece, he investigates the shennigans of Mr Eric Holder and the banking fiasco. The article by Vivian Salama reports on the Yemeni people and the effects of an American presence in the form of a drone, and finally the last article by Abrahm Lustgarten, delves into the desecration of the California and Arizona water supply. In Taibibi’s opinion, Eric Holder’s return to Covington and Burling is an issue. The main issue is the fact that while working as a partner with said company the main clients that he defended were the major banks. Taibbi reports that while “Holder denied there was anything weird about returning to one of Wall Street’s favorite defense firms after six years of letting one banker after another skate on monstrous cases of fraud, tax evasion, market manipulation, money laundering, bribery and other offenses”, the way Holder handled the banking crisis makes the public question who his allegiances lie with ( Taibbi, p. 1). As Attorney General, part of Holder’s job description is to see that the laws of the states are uniformly and adequately enforced; he also heads the Department of Justice. In Holder’s opinion, the banks were too large to fail and would cause an enormous failure of the economy. Holder’s position

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