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Reasons to hire high-priced lawyers

Former Senator John Edwards's rejection of a plea offer by prosecutors who are charging him with misuse of campaign funds was reportedly because the deal would have required Edwards to serve some time in prison.

Pretty as John is, he didn't like that option.

Roberto De Vido is a communications consultant, writer, cartoonist and jack of many trades. The former chief of Tucson Sentinel’s East Asia Bureau, he now lives in California (make of that what you will).

“... I did not break the law. And I never, ever thought that I was breaking the law.”

— former senator John Edwards

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