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Resumptive pronouns (is that the right term?) in relative clauses

An interesting construction I came across just now here: the pastor was Reverend Jeremiah Wright, who's said some things that a lot of people don't want a President who believes.

That's the sort of thing that makes me wonder whether English wouldn't be "better" if it had mandatory, or at least optional, resumptive pronouns.

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