Wednesday November 25, 2015
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part III


ENNESBY: You told that joke wrong.

"Objection overruled" shouldn't be followed by valid grounds for the objection.

ENNESBY: Your punchline conflated the roles of counsel and bench, which might have resulted in confusion rather than laughter.

ENNESBY: Oh. You did that on purpose, and tricked me into an off-the-cuff display of legal acumen, proving that I can do this job.

MASSEY: The Prosecution rests. You're hired.

ENNESBY: And you did it again.