Opinion: Special interest groups include trial lawyers

01/3/2008 | Wall Street Journal, The

Presidential candidate John Edwards is speaking out against special interest groups that he says "control Washington," The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes. The board notes that the trial bar is adding language to legislation that benefits trial attorneys. "Mr. Edwards's populism, then, would seem to work like this: If you're a business that creates wealth, you're a special interest," the board writes. "If you redistribute that wealth, you're not."

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