judge: "are you alleging mr tracci influenced the witness' identification?"
elmer: "i get to ask him those questions."
i wrote in the margins here, "tracci squinting scornfully" 🤷
"the few times i've seen people in charlottesville reading a paper, it's been the washington post." he also cites having seen newspaper delivery boxes that say washington post on them.
"beating somebody on the steps of the courthouse takes a lot of passion. to take somebody's flag takes a lot of passion."
"you're asking the court to find that WINA & NBC29 are prejudiced against your client because they used the language in the warrant?"
of one such salesman he successfully sued, "he closed his eyes to the truth and the jury paddled him for it!" he's visibly agitated.
elmer: "true. but there are truer statements."
"it's easy to find out the identity of jurors"
after they acquit his client: "is it fair to these jurors that their names will be on the internet for supporting white supremacists?"
elmer, why are you saying this?!
folks, i move that we refer to drug scheduling as "the order of badness" from here on out.