A Political Frankenstein's Monster

, New York Law Journal

Rory Lancman, representative for the 25th Assembly district in Queens and appellate counsel to Morelli Ratner, writes: Years from now, when the fiction of campaigning for public office is dispensed with and political seats are simply bought, sold and traded on exchanges resembling the stock market, we might ask ourselves how our political process came to look like a corporate version of one of those stories where humans lose control over the ever-sophisticated robots they have built and which end up taking over the earth.

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