The most shocking material in the film involves the fact that Enron cynically
and knowingly created the phony California energy crisis. … If the crisis had been created by Al
Qaeda, if terrorists had shut down half of California’s power plants, consider how we would
regard these same events.
“This is not a political documentary. It is a crime story,” Ebert writes. “No matter what your
politics, [it] will make you mad.” So why is Ken Lay, above, still smiling? Will the jury wipe the
smile off his face when he comes to trial in the fall? Or will it say “Well done!” just as the
dumbshit electorate did last fall for our Dear Leader?