I hope the fine folks at Big Ticket will allow for a brief and piquant excerpt of Monday’s Judge Judy show (weekdays on Fox 9, 4:00 PM.) I defer to no one in my admiration for the Judge, whose ability to excoriate is unmatched, and often performs a great public service: dressing down in front of 10 million people whose towering and boundless sense of entitlement has not been challenged since they had their hand gently tapped away from a sharp object by a kindergarten teacher.

Here we have some gentlemen who did not adequately prepare for their day in court. You’ll soon see why’s relevant.

Yes, it’s been cold. No, it wouldn’t be worth that. It’s like getting yelled at by God who is also your mother.