Editorial: A better scandal

What if scandal-hunting over Bush administration ties to Enron Corp. turns up nothing more than a couple of phone calls and refusal to help an unraveling energy trader notoriously generous with political money?The question should frighten Democrats. Their election-year craving for some smear on the record of a popular Republican president is palpable. If the current inquisition discloses nothing more than that cabinet officials answer their telephones, the party that excused the serial indiscretions of former President Bill Clinton will look, at best, silly.There are companies with more promise than Enron offers for campaign-finance intrigue. Some companies get what they pay for.Political...

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