Remember when Goldman Sachs was a remorseless, cruelly efficient monolith run by soulless machines intent on harvesting wealth at the expense of the global economy and without regard to consequences?

Chinks are appearing in the armor. Its stock hit a 52-week low today—while the rest of the market was up 322 points—perhaps because yesterday news broke that its crack CEO Lloyd Blankfein has engaged the services of a highly rated criminal defense attorney. I wonder why.