While most are fawning over the latest manufactured candidate, Mother Jones has done some digging and found that Cain wasn't "Mr. Nice Guy" to his former employees at energy company Aquila (which is why they class action sued him).
Herman Cain's Enron-esque Disaster
—By Andy Kroll
Mon May. 23, 2011 3:00 AM PDT
Here's an interesting bit of news. It was first brought out in May, but certainly bears a revisit due to his magically becoming somewhat important... to someone somewhere.
"According to a massive class action lawsuit against Aquila’s board of directors – including Cain – he allegedly steered employees into heavily investing their retirement savings in company stock, while at the same time shifting their business model from straightforward energy generation to risky energy trading – the kind of corporate greed that infamously brought down Enron."