Saturday, January 26, 2002

The right wing nuts try to blame liberals for Enron

I find the attempt to blame Clinton for the moral deterioration of Enron particularly funny. Like Texas energy barons were bastions of morality until Clinton came along. Right. For all the red-neck, gun-loving, choice-hating, regulation-hating, hypocritical, money-grubbing, hateful, racist, bigoted religious fanatics out there, read Paul Krugman today: Spreading It Around.
Why is Enron a problem for conservatives? Even if the Bush administration turns out to be squeaky clean, which we'll never know unless it starts to be more forthcoming, the scandal threatens perceptions that the right has spent decades creating.

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