The Democratic Party Has Become the Lawyer's Party- Commentary!

The Democratic Party Has Become the Lawyer’s Party- Commentary!

Summary of eRumor:

A forwarded email that says the Democratic party has become a party of lawyers.  It lists President Barack and Michelle Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, John Edwards and several other elected Democratic leaders who hold law degrees.

The Truth:

This is a commentary written by Bruce Walker that was published in The American Thinker on March 17, 2008.   Click for article.

There are biographies posted on the Congressional website showing several Republican elected leaders with legal backgrounds or holding law degrees including  Michael Turner of Ohio Leonard Lance of New Jersey, Timothy V. Johnson of Illinois, Randy J. Forbes of VirginiaJim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, Thomas E. Petri of Wisconsin , and Mike Castle of Delaware.

GOP Senate biographies with legal backgrounds or law degrees include Kit Bond of MissouriSam Brownback of Kansas , Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, Thad Chochran of Mississippi, John Cornyn of Texas , and Mike Crapo of Idaho.

updated 03/11/10