Press Talk When things go bad …

first_imgOf all the results we’re digesting from Tuesday’s election, the real head-scratcher was sitting Clark County Superior Court Judge John Wulle’s getting disrobed.I mean, really.This kind of thing hadn’t happened in 37 years. It’s difficult enough to boot any political incumbent … but a judge?Santa mucca!It’s not that those paying attention didn’t see the possibility.A few years back, Wulle attended a conference in Los Angeles. When someone complimented the Clark County contingent there by awarding the group a star, Wulle had a response.“I don’t need a star, I’m not a Jew.”Maybe it was Wulle’s churlish New York upbringing. Maybe it was one too many drinks (he said the cough medicine made him do it).But whatever prompted his mouth to release what was in his brain, it was unbecoming.He followed his first blunder by referring to Clark County’s group facilitator at the conference as “the black gay guy.”Toss in using profanity and making an obscene gesture, and it might have been difficult to distinguish him from some of those bad guys in his courtroom.Shortly after his conference, we reported it all. I suspect Wulle wasn’t crazy about that. And surely he couldn’t have been too happy when I wrote this in a column back then:last_img read more