“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Julius Caesar (I, ii, 140-141). Cassius, a nobleman, is speaking …
Alex Gibney’s new film CLIENT # 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer shows how the former Governor’s indictments and criticisms of many Wall Street firm’s led to counter attacks and pushback from powerful people. It shows how he became targeted and exposes the role of the FBI, the Bush appointed US Attorney, rich players on Wall Street, corrupt politicians in Albany, a professional former Nixon boosting political provocateur/hit-man and Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post. They all went after him with a vengeance. He was, in fact, outed by the dirty tricksters.
In the end, though, Spitzer blamed himself for his own arrogance and hubris. He says he brought himself down.
There is no doubt that Keith Olbermann had many pols and powercrats gunning for him for his outspoken commentaries and political impact.… Read the rest