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  •  personally, I could give a damn (none)
    about her son's service, but I know that part of the decision that the ACLU had to make when deciding to take her case was, Is this an attractive plaintiff? In the sense of being someone that a jury is likely to take seriously as a patriot speaking for many of us.

    Same was true of Rosa Parks: not the first to be arrested, just the first whose demographics and background were such that the organization she worked with could spark the right kind of public attention.

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