Lotus Operandi

Lotus Operandi

Lotus Operandi

Previously published Slate articles made new.
May 5 1999 4:30 AM

Lotus Operandi

Jeff Papows--the CEO of Lotus, a leading software company--has been unmasked by the Wall Street Journal for padding his résumé. One year ago, a Federal judge was caught telling a whopper and Slate's Jodie T. Allen wondered why already successful men (from Joe McCarthy to Jimmy Carter) feel compelled to claim a fictional past.