OFF WITH THEIR HEADS….When Richard Hatch was sent to prison last week for failing to pay income taxes on his Survivor winnings, I turned to Marian and said, “I bet he gets more time than Jeffrey Skilling.”
I’m pleased to announce that I was wrong. Today, the former Enron weasel was found guilty on 19 counts of conspiracy, fraud, false statements and insider trading. His boss, Ken Lay, was found guilty on ten counts of conspiracy, fraud, and false statements. Apparently rich guys with good lawyers can occasionally be convicted of white collar crime after all.