T-Squared: It's Only Bidness

My favorite moment in the first Godfather movie is the one in which Tessio, one of the Corleone family's lieutenants, is revealed to have betrayed its interim leader, Michael Corleone. As he's led away to meet his ultimate fate, Tessio turns to the family's consigliere, Tom Hagen, and says: "Tell Mike it was only business. I liked him."

That's my message today and going forward to the members of the Legislature who run smack into our massive "Bidness as Usual" project, with its sundry revelations about their personal financial interests, and feel targeted or attacked: We ...

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