On the 22nd of May, the same protesters who have been hammering Eric Holder and the Department of Justice all week over "too big to fail" banks stormed the DC office of Holder's former law firm, Covington and Burling LLP.
Reuters reports that Holder and many top DOJ officials were connected to major mortage banks by their prior work art Convington, which has represented many or most of the major banks involved in questionable foreclosures. Bank of America, Citibank, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo are all clients of Convington and Burling LLP. In short, Convington symbolizes the "revolving door" between government and Wall St. interests.
The theme of the protest was to "stop the revolving door" and the civil disobediance element of the protest did exactly that, sitting in and blocking both of the revolving doors. When the larger group that had invaded the lobby withdrew after polic
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