Letters: Feb. 25, 2002

The Enron Mess

I am perplexed that the Enron situation is considered a scandal [THE ENRON SPILLOVER, Feb. 4]. It seems to me this is the epitome of Republican philosophy and policy: remove resources from the worker bees of America as quickly and efficiently as possible and concentrate them in the assets of the wealthy. The Enron collapse just continues what deficit spending and tax breaks for the wealthy have done to widen the income gap since the 1980s. PAMELA MULLER St. Petersburg, Fla.

Enron is not an aberration but the tip of a special-interest iceberg endangering Americans' future economic security....

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