Of course, the court’s umbrage became apparent during the proceedings, which produced memorable moments. Some of these are reprised in the below editorial by a Vermont paper about the court having ruled last week against OAG in extraordinary fashion.
GAO board member Matt Hardin argued the underlying cases, and very well.
That campaign has been picked up by Michael Bloomberg, who is housing the successor to Eric Schneiderman and Bill Sorrell’s ‘climate-RICO’ campaign at a New York University operation he is underwriting. One obvious objective was to provide the AGs privilege, hoping to avoid further embarrassing public records disclosures which doomed Schneiderman’s first coalition. Any such effort to claim privilege merely seeks to shield an operation that clearly represents an effort to privatize law enforcement for the purpose of investigating and prosecuting politically selected parties.
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