The Truth About Pirates in Less Than 4 Minutes

So, we are able to go to the horn of Africa, bring back 16-year old children and put them on trial as adults for piracy, but we succumb to the demands of the Wall Street pirates within our midst?

“Sure, the pirates are like a small-time, entrepreneurial version of the big-time crooks on Wall Street. The financiers and investment bankers hijack the economy for their own quick profit, and then when they’re caught, they hold the economy’s future hostage while they demand humongous amounts of money. The only differences are that the Somalis may actually need the money, and they pulled guns while the bankers didn’t even have to.”

Now ain’t that a kick in the head? The following short animation should help put things into the appropriate perspective.