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New York AG Eric "The Amazing" Schneiderman is suing The Weinstein Co. in relation to the misdeeds of its founder, Harvey Weinstein. What Harvey did was despicable, but what Schneiderman is doing is also despicable. The company was about to be bought, by a woman in fact. That deal is now in jeopardy, as are the livelihoods of dozens of people. And why? Schneiderman would say it is to send a message to be sent that this type of behavior is not allowed in any workplace. I say the message is, "I wanna be the next governor and I need money and publicity. This should get me both." Tom Hudson says AG can stand for either attorney-general or aspiring governor. Most AGs aren't fortunate to have a movie studio in their state to sue, but they do have other high-profile businesses, like car dealerships. There has to be a better system. How about a law that says attorneys-general must wait two years after their last term in office before running for another office? That might cut down on the mischief. Of course, they would respond, "You're hurting my career." I'd say, "You didn't care about that when you sued the Weinstein Co."

Ted Craig

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