Michigan Attorney General
The Attorney General of Michigan is an elected official in the U.S. state of Michigan. Per the Michigan constitution of 1963, it is a four year term of office, and as amended in 1993, there is a two term limit. Michigan's current Attorney General is Mike Cox, who won re-election in 2006. Originally this was an appointed position until the 1950 State Constitution.Source: Michigan Manual 2003-2004, Chapter IV, Former Officials of Michigan.
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For the last few months, Andrew Shirvell, an assistant attorney general of Michigan, has crusaded against the "radical homosexual agenda" of 21-year-old Chris Armstrong, the openly gay student-body president of the University of Michigan.
Enticed by a permissive political environment, Juan Williams reached the perfectly reasonable conclusion two days ago that there would be no negative consequences for candidly admitting on national television that he was an Islamophobe. How could there be any when such a tepid admission of mere anxiety at the sight of Muslims on a plane pales in comparison to the anti-Muslim venom widely spewed by political and religious leaders and media commentators on the right? But to Williams' surprise, and at the price of his job with NPR, he discovered that the Islamophobic exception to the general "no to prejudice" rule in mainstream media doesn't apply across the board.