Yesterday, I did a piece entitled Obama: The Only Thing You Need to Know. It was a big success, and everyone seemed to like taking a focus on the constitutional law aspect of Obama's career.
Today, I've decided to take out my looking glass again and focus it on Obama's time as a civil rights attorney. At a time when our civil rights are being taken for granted by the government that is sworn to protect them, it would be nice to have a President who has defended them in court.
“[Miner Barnhill & Galland]'s a real do-good firm,” says Fay Clayton, lead counsel for the National Organization for Women in a landmark lawsuit aimed at stopping abortion clinic violence. “Barack and that firm were a perfect fit. He wasn't going to make as much money there as he would at a LaSalle Street firm or in New York, but money was never Barack's first priority anyway.”
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