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One of the ringleaders works at your bank

Bill Coffin | May 15, 2017

For the politically active among us, it has been a long couple of months since last November. Take a look at any major social media platform and, unless you’ve taken steps to filter out all political discourse, you are likely to see an awful lot of politically driven chatter, even now. This is not likely to abate any time soon. I imagine it will continue until the midterm elections in 2018, and well beyond that. If ever we needed evidence that we are in a time of endless political conflict, well, look no further.

As an editor, I try to keep my opinion columns out of politics, for a variety of reasons. One, I just don’t think most people care to know how I, as the editor in chief of Compliance Week, feel about a particular political issue unless it pertains directly to our audience of compliance professionals. Two, any opinion I do venture will likely polarize our audience and, honestly, I am far more interested in discussing the things that unite us as a community than the... To get the full story, subscribe now.