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Old 12-30-2009, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by jerhanner View Post
I dunno... Cuomo seems to be the Appointed Heir.

Another attorney general? Why can't we have politians who are not lawyers? Lawyers solve problems by successfully representing their clients. They seek to win lawsuits, have new laws passed, press appellate courts to overturn precedent, and they always parse language to favor their side. Confined to the practice of law, that's fine. But it is an awful way to govern. When politicians as lawyers begin to view some Americans as clients and other Americans as opposing parties, then the role of the legal system in our life becomes all-consuming.
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