Ed Driscoll

Throwing It All Away

Ed Morrissey wonders why Sandy Berger is so quick to toss his law license:

People spend three years of their lives in a pressure-cooker graduate program to get law degrees. They spend years honing their craft by playing gopher to accomplished attorneys and judges in order to garner the experience they need to earn a good living at practicing law. A few talented individuals earn partnerships in prestigious law firms, while others work hard in the political sphere to reach a point where they can write their own ticket at any firm fortunate enough to put their name on the letterhead.

So when someone who has achieved all of that just tosses away a lucrative asset like a law license, one has to ask why.

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