Asbestos lawsuit trial lawyer Fred Baron of Dallas might wish he has some of that magic material, given the heat he’s getting for paying hush-money, er “assistance” to liberal former senator/presidential candidate John Edwards’ mistress. It’s unclear how much he paid out, but he has been on the chief underwriters of the left in Texas — spending $1.82 million in this election season alone.

According to Texans for Lawsuit Reform, Baron’s crusade against asbestos bankrupted 70 companies, trading on clients who didn’t have any “discernible health impairments.”

It’s pretty clear Baron has a few moral impairments. But I did already mention he was a trial lawyer.

Michael Quinn Sullivan

A graduate of Texas A&M, former newspaper reporter, one-time Capitol Hill staffer, think tank vice president, and an Eagle Scout, Michael Quinn Sullivan and his wife have three children. He is the publisher of Texas Scorecard. Check out his podcast, “Reflections on Life and Liberty.”

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