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January 17, 2010 12:00 AM

Wall Streeters lack shame, intelligence

It’s not the dollar amounts themselves in the current debate over pay for Wall Street and banking-industry executives that people find so galling and that threaten to turn even the most hidebound laissez-faire capitalist into a pitchfork-waving, tar-and-feather-preparing populist.

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