"(Tom) Scully ... could not have scored more money had he hit the lottery. ... Scully guided Congress in putting the complex new Medicare legislation together. Now ... Scully is being courted by at least five private employers, all of which are eager to pay him much more for his expertise and influence than his $134,000 government salary. ... All of the companies desperately seeking Scully are connected to the medical service industry that benefited enormously from the program. Government ethics specialists claim to find no conflict of interest in his behavior. What a country, huh?"