I had to laugh when I saw this Wall St. Journal video review. Dorothy Rabinowitz slams Kathy Bates' new legal drama, "Harry's Law": "You have major criminality, excused as nothing. You can do anything you want, as long as you're poor." She takes
January 23, 2011

I had to laugh when I saw this Wall St. Journal video review. Dorothy Rabinowitz slams Kathy Bates' new legal drama, "Harry's Law": "You have major criminality, excused as nothing. You can do anything you want, as long as you're poor." She takes great umbrage at the show and its perceived lack of moral center -- I suppose because it shows the poor and disenfranchised using the spirit of the law to evade the letter of the law, achieving something more closely resembling actual justice. Do you suppose it even occurs to Dorothy that the legal deck is stacked against the poor?

Now, maybe you'll get the irony of this when you realize Dorothy is on the editorial board of the Wall St. Journal, which has never seen a corporate crime worth prosecuting.

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