But Gordons lapse was rare. Over the years, PM has become renowned for its ability to make immediate sense of things as major stories unfold: a special on the unmasking of Anthony Blunt; the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II; the explosion of the space shuttle, Challenger; the first report from inside General Jaruzelskis Poland; the Church of England’s vote for women priests; and the “rose garden” resignation of John Major. All of these were breaking as PM went to air..
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This brought up quite a few questions in my mind. Should the robot have his own attorney, like animals did in the 1600 Would the prosecution WANT to argue that robots aren persons to get at the person himself? Does the government want to finally carve an exception that could possibly expand to corporations? Would this go to the supreme court? Would I get to meet the notorious RBG? Would she like my suit? Do I need to get a new suit? I can afford a new suit. How long is this going to take? Will the client have to be his own expert witness? Can you even do that without waiving your 5th amendment rights? I wonder if that little Italian place is still open in DC?.
Finally, I glad one of the young men involved was proud enough of his friends behavior that he thought to record the incident. No one ever believed me when I recounted such experiences in the past not even recently. This is a brilliant mirror held up to the face of the predominant culture..