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Dissent!

We are at a convention banquet and it is my last official appearance as President of my state trial lawyer association.  Gerhard – the Executive Director – is going to say a few words.  I’m sitting up on the podium along with other officers looking at the audience of smiling faces.  This is a tradition.  Time to pass the gavel.  And Gerhard starts off:  “I have to admit, I was kind of dreading having Karen as President.”  The audience gasps.  Not sure.  Is that a joke?

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