Eavesdropping on a historic moment of opinion-making.
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JUDGE FRIEDMAN: (Belches) No wonder this country’s full of lard asses.
JUDGE REINHARDT: Buzzing around in their little motorized shopping carts.
JUDGE FRIEDMAN: Loading up on the Twinkies and Ding Dongs.
JUDGE FRIEDMAN (Laughs fondly): Reminds me of when that Albuquerque jury stuck it to McDonald’s after that one old bag spilled coffee in her lap.
JUDGE REINHARDT: That was some trial! (Considers.) You know what I think? I think this case has that kind of potential.
JUDGE FRIEDMAN: Hold on. You’re forgetting — that case was — what do they call it? A slam dunk. This one, I mean, you must admit the plaintiff’s case was a little weak.
JUDGE REINHARDT (Sullenly): Yeah. And where did they come up with this “denying the Chipotle Experience” stuff? My God!!
JUDGE FRIEDMAN: Watching some pimply faced kid make your burrito. That’s some experience.
JUDGE REINHARDT: How starved for entertainment was this guy?
JUDGE FRIEDMAN: Kind of pathetic, when you think about it.
JUDGE REINHARDT: What was this, his twentieth ADA lawsuit?
JUDGE FRIEDMAN: I should keep track?
JUDGE REINHARDT (Laughs): Beats working, I guess.
(Judges silently stare at their stocking feet.)
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