Decision 2000: Page 2 goes to polls
ESPN.comIt's Election Day, and the polls are open at Page 2.
Here's the next race on our ballot:
Position: Attorney General
Job requirements: The nation's top lawyer must be independent of the administration. Managing all of the country's law enforcement agencies requires skills in delegation and trust in subordinates.
Age: 29 Day job: First baseman, San Diego Padres
Pro: Defensive liabilities on the field shouldn't prevent him from reaching his dream of becoming an FBI agent.
Con: Couldn't work undercover with that facial hair.
|Tony La Russa|
Age: 56 Day job: Manager, St. Louis Cardinals
Pro: Good press guaranteed by Washington pundit George Will.
Con: Does the term clubhouse lawyer mean anything to you?
Age: 59 Day job: President, New Jersey Nets
Pro: Now that he's back in team management, he can display such fine decision-making and foresight as the time he drafted a kid named Michael Jordan.
Con: As former NBA disciplinarian, his numerous closed-door meetings with Dennis Rodman could create tabloid scandals.
Age: 59 Day job: Former head of major-league umpires union.
Pro: Holds strong to his convictions.
Con: Couldn't convince rank and file that his convictions are worth holding strong to.
Age: 57 Day job: Coach and general manager, Toronto Maple Leafs
Pro: Former pugnacious defenseman has a law degree from Widener University, Delaware School of Law. He can beat 'em in the alley and on the ice.
Con: Love of cigars will compromise his role in any Cuban immigration cases.