Apparently not quite able to completely come to terms with the disgrace and impending jail term his son has brought upon himself, Jack Abramoff’s dad Frank was deeply hurt by the relatively flaccid George Clooney Golden Globe poke: “Who would name their kid Jack with off at the end? No wonder the guy’s screwed up.”
Frank Ambramoff, hurt to the bone, not yet hardened by his son’s tribulations, and left limp by the wanton attacks, thrust back:
Your glib and ridiculous attack on my son, Jack, coupled with your obscene query as to the choice his mother and I made in naming him brought shame and dishonor on you and your profession.
What drove you to this lapse in lucidity, I can never know, but you need to know that your words were deeply hurtful to many innocent and decent people.
Come on, you’ve got to be pulling my frank…
What next — wives of Supreme Court nominees bursting into tears because someone asked a mean question?