Published: Tuesday, July 2 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT
I didn't know about that law against lies by lawyers being repealed but
it's more than a bit ironic that that happened in 2001 while John Swallow
was in the legislature.
Why should lawyers be held to a higher standard than Politicions?
Is he honest with all of our citizens and leaders? As with President Clinton it
all depends on what the definition of "is" is. If the intent of what he
is doing is to deceive people of any class or background, then that is lying.
Did he do it under oath? Most likely not but it is of questionable nature. Our
standards in Utah are high and should be. It is ironic that the Chief Law
Enforcement officer in our state would defend his behavior, whether ethical,
criminal or just civil and with law and order. Every time his attorney or his
spokesperson says or makes another comment, it is amazing that this AG would
defend any or all of his previous actions. He signs papers stating that
everything is true and correct. He isn't a brand new guy on the block. He
has run for national and state offices certifying what he said and stated is
true and correct. He was the Chief Deputy in the AGs office knowing the
processes, cases, decisions and laws from the Courts, Legislature and the AGs
own office. He rated his own staff and made AG decisions. AG with honor?
Re: ". . . Utahns cannot expect justice while attorneys are not required to
tell the truth."Agreed.Now, if we could just agree
on the same premise, work up the same level of passion, and propose similar laws
to cover politicians and their hacks, journalists, environmentalists, climate
"scientists," captains of the "hospitality" industry, labor
bosses and activists, and activists within the victimization industry, we'd
be in good shape.
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