Is Enron Still Just a “Business Scandal”?

Roll Call rounds up the latest fear-driven ass-covering from both Republicans and Democrats in Washington as Enron revelations continue to emerge. As Robert Graves wrote in Cladius the God, “Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud seep out.”
Among the latest, more unreported Enron contacts with Administration late last year:

Most troubling for Bush and Hill Republicans was a spate of disclosures last week showing repeated contacts between Enron executives and high-ranking administration officials, including Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill and Commerce Secretary Donald Evans, during the weeks and months leading up to the company’s Dec. 2 bankruptcy filing.