Whiskey Bar Dissects SEC Settlement With Halliburton

Whiskey Bar: Where Was Dick?

The Securities and Exchange Commission gave Vice President Cheney a nice campaign present yesterday, in the form of a tidy little settlement of its securities fraud charges against Halliburton - charges that might have proven extremely embarrassing to the company’s former CEO if the SEC had showed the same relentless dedication to its job that former special counsel Kenneth Starr showed to his.