May 1, 2007
Schmucks! Leads to No Confidence Vote for Chairman of NY State Commission on Judicial Conduct
The New York Lawyer is reporting [registration required] that the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has voted "no confidence" in its chairman, matrimonial lawyer Raoul Felder, because of the "inflammatory nature" of a book, entitled "Schmucks!" he wrote with comedian Jackie Mason. The vote of no confidence was the first in the commission's 29-year history. The book, rated 4 1/2 stars on Amazon.com, was published on March 27th.
Schmucks!: Our Favorite Fakes, Frauds, Lowlifes,
Liars, the Armed and Dangerous, and Good Guys Gone Bad
by Jackie Mason and Raoul Felder
List Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Collins; 1st edition (March 27, 2007)
Book Description: Jackie Mason, one of the true kings of comedy, and his partner in crime, federal prosecutor and celebrity attorney Raoul Felder, go after America's lowlifes, scumbags, and everything else that really gets on their nerves.
This book spares no one. Politicians, sports stars, celebrities, corporations, publishers, crossing guards—they're all fair game. If you are a scumbag, or just someone who Jackie and Raoul find annoying, there is a fair chance you are on the list.
Schmucks! combines Mason's and Felder's nails-to-the-wall political satire with insightful observations on the foibles of modern life to create material that will leave you crying with laughter.
Just a few of the Schmucks included are:
- Bill Clinton
- Mel Gibson
- Barbra Streisand
- Katie Couric
- Barry Bonds
- And a cast of hundreds
Hum, Bill Clinton. [JH]
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