People Who Should Stop Talking: Joe Amendola

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From the New York Times, June 11, on the opening statements in Jerry Sandusky's trial on child-sex-abuse charges:

In his opening statement to the jury, Sandusky’s lawyer, Joseph Amendola, said that Sandusky had a long history of helping children and that he and his wife, who were unable to bear children, had formally adopted six of them. The gifts Sandusky gave children were out of a genuine desire to improve their lives, Amendola said, and his affection for them was being distorted by the prosecution.

“Jerry loves kids so much that he does things most of us wouldn’t think of doing,” Amendola said.

I think we can all agree on that.

Joe was previously featured here after an ill-advised hour-long press conference in which he said people who doubted his client should "dial 1-800-REALITY," which reportedly also turned out to be the number for a phone-sex line.