In arguably one of the all-time great sidesteps from blame, former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling once inferred that the spectacular collapse of the energy trader was really not his fault because he’s “not an accountant.”

That was the pathetic response/apology that thousands of soon-to-be-former Enron employees had to be satisfied with, despite many of them losing their life savings in that massive boardroom and auditing boondoggle.

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