Yes, OK, I admit it. It's a cruel headline. I'm sinking to the level of the right. But it's just human nature
Sorry, Nicky, human nature-
Nothing I can do!
Making me feel glad that I'm not you.
Or maybe it's that I'm still laughing from Cats Who Look Like Hitler
. But MSNBC is reporting that former Enron CEO Ken Lay has died of a heart attack
If I weren't so sure that the frothing gasbags on the right are going to start screaming "LIBERALS KILLED KEN LAY!!!" (and if you encounter one before I do, please leave the link in the comments), I'd say that it's sad that the case against Ken Lay has in essence resulted in the death penalty -- or maybe it's not. Now, I have no sympathy for the Enron traders who raked in millions while starving California of electricity losing their life savings because of the chicanery of Messrs. Lay and Skilling, but I do feel badly for the secretaries, the clerks, the janitors, cafeteria staff, and other low-level employees who thought they were being loyal to the team, only to find that the coach had stolen everything from them.
But if Ken Lay had had a conscience and a soul, perhaps he might not have ended up like this.
I'd like to believe that other corporate robber barons will learn from this, but somehow I don't think they will.