Frankly, my dear, they don't give a flying fuck
Sen. Dick Durbin is scarily correct. These billion dollar swindlers have a great thing going. They can use their taxpayer-bailout money to pay off legislators so the legislators will protect them from regulation and punishment, which is to say, from the taxpayers they have defrauded. The same legislators can also be counted on to pass more laws which will allow the financiers to continue legally robbing the public. Now THAT'S the perfect crime! What a glorious bliss loop! These criminals are the height of respectability in a money-based society and government where possession (of great gobs of ill-got gold) is 9/10ths of the law.