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  •  Guilt by association with whom? (0+ / 0-)

    Your accusation makes no sense. Lawyers frequently do things on behalf of their clients with which they do not, themselves, agree.

    But if such a lawyer later becomes a politician, and then when running for some even higher office--say, president, maybe--takes a public stand which is directly opposite that which they took and performed on behalf of their client, it might have the taint of hypocrisy. And it might have the appearance of impropriety.

    You also wrote:

    Also an attempt to tar with the same brush.

    What does this mean? Same brush as what other use?

    BTW, I'm probably more of a progressive Democrat than you are. I'm not a troll, and certainly not a Republican. Like most who read and comment here, I have preferences for our party's 2008 Pres'l nominee. But Mrs. Clinton is not among them.

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