Skip to comments.When Tears Flow in Court, Itís Pass a Tissue and Just Wait for the Agony to End (RAT Kruger)
Posted on 12/23/2011 5:43:29 AM PST by Libloather
When Tears Flow in Court, Its Pass a Tissue and Just Wait for the Agony to End
By WILLIAM GLABERSON
Published: December 22, 2011
Courthouse regulars know the signs: the trembling fingers, the sniffle, the telltale blow of the nose.
The latest excruciating example came this week, as a previously powerful state senator from Brooklyn, Carl Kruger, sobbed his way through an admission of receiving bribes sufficient to have financed a shiny Bentley and a Mill Basin mansion originally built for a mob boss.
Mr. Krugers wad of tissues emphasized the humiliation of the moment. But his defense-table crying was far from unique. If you were to hang around a courthouse, chances are you would see a good blubberer before you could say Twenty to life.
Which raises a question: What is the proper response to a courtroom wailer? Look away? Tell him or her to man up?
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That was a funny article. Thanks.
How do you get her to man up? I wanna see that.
I don’t. Might be gross. Kind of like that photo of the two fag navy women swapping spit. One of them was trying to act like a man.
Give ‘em a balloon. It distracts them and they stop crying.
A sharp ‘man up!’ and a hard smack to the back of the head would suffice.