Attention Uncharged Wall Street Criminals

Oy.

[L]ook, not everyone’s doing poorly. In fact, the Masters of the Universe are back to their old free-spending ways, thanks to the massive government bailout funded by our tax dollars:

Conspicuous consumption is making a comeback on Wall Street. But no one wants to admit they’re doing it.As traders and investment bankers near the finish line of what looks like a boom year for pay, some are spending money like the financial crisis never happened. From $15,000-a-week Caribbean getaways to art auctions to $200,000 platinum wristwatches that automatically adjust for leap years, signs of the good life are returning.

“What we’re seeing in the last four to eight weeks is a fairly substantial uptick” in demand for extravagant purchases as Wall Street employees grow more confident that the market’s steep rebound so far in 2009 will soon bring them fat bonuses, says David Arnold, senior vice president at Robb Report, a magazine targeted at the super-wealthy.

Yo…

Wall Street criminals who think that you’re not criminals just because you’ve managed to write laws that prevent you from being indicted for anything…

Yes, you…

Does the name Marie Antionette ring a bell?

If not, I’d look into it.  That $200K wristwatch isn’t the only clock that’s running.

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