This suggests another answer to Andrew Ross Sorkin’s question of why the small fry have been getting nailed while the big boys go untouched.

That’s all the more reason to appreciate Cuomo for going after him.

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Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at rc2538@columbia.edu. Follow him on Twitter at @ryanchittum.