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July 2002

The inimitable P.J. O'Rourke finding

The inimitable P.J. O'Rourke finding the upside in the recent corporate scandals. Among them: "Finally, corporate corruption has brought me hope about my own professional career. Capitalism is all about adding value. I am a capitalist. But I don't have any value to add. This is my one objection to capitalism. However, besides being a capitalist, I'm a journalist, so I do know how to lie. Thanks to the peculations of the past few months, I've realized that, in the capitalist market system, I can add value, too."