It is hard to say what interested us most about the launching of Stop Too Big to Fail, a campaign organized by Consumers for Competitive Choice and Sam Zamarripa, a former Georgia state senator.

It may be that we just love a good David and Goliath story. It may be that we wondered what a consumer advocacy group, one perhaps best known for its stand on competitive issues in the cable television market, would have to say about banks. Or it may be that this season's "Big Love," the HBO show in which lead character Bill Hendrickson is bidding for a state senate seat, has piqued our curiosity about those who have held that office in real life.

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