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Terri Schiavo has been short-changed all along the line, her supporters maintain.
The question at our house: How is it her interests -- what we perceive to be her interests, anyway -- have not been more effectively advanced over the years?
Poor representation? An obtuse or obstructionist judge? There's a huge flurry of activity now, after it's too late, but how is it that arguments on her behalf that so many of us find compelling have gone nowhere in the legal system over the years?
The question isn't rhetorical, but put in the hope that someone with more extensive knowledge of the case can explain.
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Ellen Goodman and CBS News cite polls that find American public opinion strongly against restoring Terri Schiavo's feeding tube.