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"I think part of people's frustrations, part of my frustration, was a lot of [lending] practices that should not have been allowed weren't necessarily against the law, but they had a huge destructive impact," he said Thursday, according to FOX News.
He's got a point -- and he can't ignore the protest any longer as things have suddenly become violent this week.
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"[The protestors] are giving voice to more broad-based frustration about how our financial system works... and that's going to express itself politically in 2012 and beyond."
Are you in support of the Wall Street protests?