E: the new 'scarlet letter'

There's nothing like a juicy scandal to hit some new high notes in the perpetual comic opera that is Washington, DC.Of course, the latest "scarlet letter" to be worn there is "E" for Enron. What grand fun it is to watch all the posturing and fingerpointing while politicians of every stripe scramble to distance themselves from a political pariah by returning its campaign contributions. It's reminiscent of the Sureté chief in the film Casablanca, caught up in a Nazi SS raid on the hero's casino and indignantly declaring that he's shocked-shocked!-to find gambling going on there while surreptitiously pocketing his winnings.(OGJ would like to take this opportunity to inform its...

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