The Campaign Spot

By This Standard, John Edwards Was a Fantastic Job Creator

Connecticut Republicans who aspire to the U.S. Senate, like Rob Simmons and Linda McMahon, are incredulous about the latest statement from Richard Blumenthal, the lawsuit-happy state attorney general who stepped in for Chris Dodd: “Our lawsuits, our legal actions actually create jobs because businesses actually welcome competition and a level playing field. What they really want is fair enforcement.”

Credit where it’s due; technically, when he sues someone, he creates a job for another attorney to represent his target.