Here is a theory about the Goldman Sachs case which comes as much from our ignorance of all things financial as anywhere: Basically, we are pissed that Goldman Sachs made a lot of money while everyone else went broke.
The Way We Live Now: Unfulfilled. We can't enjoy our bonus check. We can't scam others. We're finally building casinos when nobody has the money to gamble. Worst of all, we may never know the taste of hot nuts again.
According to Business Insider, Lloyd Blankfein's son Jonathan is about to land a job he totally earned at Goldman Sachs. And we hear that his brother Alex is also on the Goldman Sachs payroll. Bootstraps!