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They Should Have Been Lawyers
Posted By Conn Carroll On December 17, 2008 @ 11:17 am In Economics | Comments Disabled
At some point in every law school, students are taught the old lawyer’s trick of “inconsistent pleadings.” The classic example of this involves a case where someone is accused to borrowing someone’s teapot and breaking it. The (perfectly legal) defense can simultaneously be:
That is exactly the game the UAW is playing by simultaneously arguing:
The UAW is wasting their talent on the assembly line. They should have all been lawyers.
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