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Choosing an unlicensed contractor over a local business playing by the rules takes valuable money away from parks, infrastructure and essential city services.
Josh kind of has his own rules," says Jody, the young fictional narrator of Playing by the Rules, just three sentences into the book.
for more than three decades, usually playing by the rules of decorum dictated by the political and media classes, first as a young congressional aide, later as a national party committee and presidential campaign operative, and now as an aging educator of journalism students who want to spend their careers interpreting politics.
Cellini, who has himself been general counsel at two companies, says the fact that some general counsels have been fired or forced to resign in the wake of the backdating scandals signifies that "they were not playing by the rules.