Enron: The Scandal That Keeps on Giving

For Enron watchers who feared things might be getting stale, last week brought fresh material for outrage. Although whistle blower Sherron Watkins testified in Congress that she believed former CEO Kenneth Lay was "duped" by underlings about accounting abuses, a trove of newly released exchanges shows just how chummy Lay was with George W. Bush in his days as Texas Governor. In one note Bush teases Lay about getting older; in another Lay scribbles that he's "so proud" of the Governor and his wife. Beyond the niceties, Lay repeatedly seeks Bush's support for legislation that would benefit Enron.

Separately, Enron disclosed...

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