One e-mail contained a list of items under the heading “You may be a Taliban if ….” Among the items was “You wipe your butt with your bare left hand, but consider bacon ‘unclean.’ ” (source)
National Journal columnist Stuart Taylor Jr. told the Times he was on the gag list for more than a decade.
“He’s not hung up on the need to be dignified,” Taylor said. “He enjoys life the way he did before he was a judge, and that may not comport with some peoples’ image of what judges should be like.” (source)
News flash, judges are human beings too… and frankly, I prefer it that way.
What I find shocking about this is not that Kozinski is just a regular guy with a sense of humor, but that a guy who is as smart and intellectually curious as Kozinski was so damned behind on his internet meme humor. I get those same emails sent to me, mostly by my elderly relatives who are just discovering teh internets. Doesn’t Kozinski hire clerks?