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On retirement age of judges in Pennsylvania

On the case for extending the retirement age for Pennsylvania judges

Are you lying to me, roared the judge to the defendant.

Not lying, your Honour, just being economic with the truth.

Sometimes lawmakers deliberately use a sleight-of-hand to befuddle people. They are not lying, mind you, just being economic with the truth. English is a beautiful language; you can express yourself clearly, succinctly and unequivocally, if you know the language and if you try; or you can deliberately create confusion in an attempt to mislead. This became clear in the question to raise the retirement age of judges in Pennsylvania that is on the ballot on November 8, 2016.

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