The Corner

Re: It’s Not Long Enough

Weren’t most of the victims rich investors who failed to do due diligence on too-good-to-be-true returns? And don’t we suspect that some of them knew it was a Ponzi scheme but that they would be among the winners? Maybe Madoff’s sentence should be longer, but my heart’s not bleeding.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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