Friday, October 21, 2005

DeLay Delays With Two-Step Shuffle By Lawyers

DeLay in Court; Lawyers Request New Judge - Yahoo! News:
"In respectful tones, DeGuerin noted that Perkins had donated money to MoveOn.org, a liberal organization that he said has been 'selling T-shirts with Mr. DeLay's mug shot on it.'

'Let me just say I haven't ever seen that T-shirt, number one. Number two, I haven't bought it. Number three, the last time I contributed to MoveOn that I know of was prior to the November election last year, when they were primarily helping Sen. Kerry,' responded the judge.

'All we want is a fair trial and a fair tribunal,' DeGuerin told reporters outside the courthouse.

Prosecutor Ronnie Earle signaled he intends to contest the request for a new judge.

'What this means is if a judge had contributed to Crime Stoppers that judge could not hear a burglary case,' Earle said. 'Carried to its extreme, that is what I think this motion means and I think that's absurd.'"


You go, Ronnie! I've seen the mugshot. It sucks! Where's the real shot, you know, with the numbers and height lines?
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