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One of the virtues of being the age I am is that I have former students who are out and about in the world, and every once in a while one of them does something that sets me chortling. Here is one such example — a letter that appeared in Pravda-on-the-Potomac on Sunday:
As a retired state and federal prosecutor, I was surprised to read in Gideon Yaffe’s July 28 op-ed, “Let felons and prisoners vote,” that prisoners “should be allowed to vote, no matter their crimes,” apparently because “we cannot hold citizens to account for violating our laws while denying them a say over those laws.”