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Should U.S. Back the Party of Lawyers?

Leb2 Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 9:13 AM
Funny we have more lawyers than doctors. Should we make ObamaCare be run by lawyers, oh, it already is. Lawyers make laws for themselves, proof, Pelosi, we have to pass the bill to find out what's in it.. Gee were too dumb to understand what's in it, we need lawyers to read it over and tell us. And yet lawyers wrote it? What's the best way to lose a nation, make enough lawyers to bring her down.
Editor's note: This piece originally appeared in THE DAILY BEAST.

The Democrats who gathered in Charlotte tried to cast themselves as the party of working people, or of struggling middle-class families, or of aggrieved and downtrodden Americans in every corner of the economy. In presidential politics, however, a more accurate designation would identify the Dems as the party of lawyers: with the re-nomination of Obama and Biden, all six available spots on the last three national tickets have gone to working attorneys.

Reaching all the way back to 1980, 14 of 18 Democratic nominations for president and vice president...