Dr. Armond - "Can I Finish?"

  • Season 2 , Ep 9
  • 03/11/2014
  • Views: 3,205

Pundits including prosecutor Ruth Diamond Phillips, defense attorney Ron Funches and men's rights activist Bob Ducca yell at each other about the Armond murder trial. (2:38)

- WELCOME TO A NARROWLY FOCUSED"CAN I FINISH?"

WE ARE TALKING ABOUTONE TOPIC TODAY:

THE TRIAL OF DR. ARMOND.

WE'RE GONNA START RIGHT AWAYWITH THE PROSECUTOR.

RUTH DIAMOND PHILLIPS,

LAY OUT THE CASEAGAINST DR. ARMOND.

FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND,IT'S A VERY COMPELLING CASE.

GO!NO ONE INTERRUPT HER.

- SO I THINK THAT YOU WILLSEE THAT THE CASE IS...

- I'M NOT LISTENING,I'M NOT LISTENING.

- COMPELLING ANDDEEPLY DISTURBING.

- THANK YOU.NOW WE'RE GONNA MOVE OVER

TO THE DEFENSE ATTORNEYRON FUNCHES.

GO AHEAD, RON.WHAT DO YOU SAY

ON BEHALF OF YOUR CLIENTDR. ARMOND?

TELL ME, CONVINCE MEHE DIDN'T MURDER HER.

- I'M NOT HERE TO SAY...- THIS IS A--CAN I--

- HE DIDN'T MURDER HER.- MM.

- ACTUALLY, YES,I'M HERE TO SAY SHE--

HE DIDN'T MURDER HER.- AND WE'LL SEE ABOUT THAT.

- YOU HAVE DONE A POOR JOB

OF DEFENDING YOUR CLIENT,MR. FUNCHES.

- CAN I AT LEAST FINISH?- WE'RE GONNA GO TO DANA HAWKE.

DANA, WEIGH IN ON THIS.WHAT DO WE NEED TO KNOW?

- THE CASE ISEXTREMELY COMPLICATED,

WITH A LOTOF DIFFERENT CHARACTERS.

- SO HANG ON NOW.WE'RE GONNA THROW NOW

TO MEN'S RIGHTS ADVOCATEBOB DUCCA. GO, BOB.

- NOBODY HAS BEEN SPEAKINGABOUT WOMEN WHO MURDER MEN.

LIZZIE BORDEN--

WE FIND IT OKAY TO MAKE

CHILDREN'S RHYMESOUT OF THE EXPLOITS

OF FEMALE MURDERERS,BUT NOBODY

AT A SLUMBER PARTYINVOKES JOHN WAYNE GACY.

- BOB, IT'S HARDTO LISTEN TO YOU.

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT YOUTHAT'S JUST SO INCREDIBLY SAD.

- BUT CAN HE FINISH?- YOU KNOW, TODAY FOR--

- THIS WOMAN IS DEAD.- CAN I FINISH?

- SHE MADE A VIDEO TRIBUTETO HER HUSBAND.

LET'S WATCH IT NOW,AND MAYBE WATCHING THIS

WILL ALLOW THE GRAVITYOF THIS SITUATION

TO SINK INSO THAT SOMEBODY CAN FINISH.

- ♪ YOU'RE MY SPECIALLOVER MAN ♪

♪ THE MOST WONDERFUL KIND

♪ YOU MAKE ME FEEL LOVE

- AH...- ♪ EXPLODING OUT OF MY MIND

- THIS IS TOUGH TO WATCH.

- ♪ SO TALL AND HANDSOME

- GET RID OF IT.

THAT'S A ROUGH THINGTO WATCH.

THAT'S HORRIBLE.IT CANNOT FINISH.

- AND IN THIS CASE, SHANNON,THE BEAUTIFUL SHANNON,

MURDERED BY A FANWHO WAS ALSO HER HUSBAND,

A FAN TILL DEATHDID THEY PART.

- RUTH DIAMOND PHILLIPS...- CAN I--CAN I FINISH?

- HAS HAD IT OUT FOR ME--- THE THING IS IS THAT--

- CAN I FINISHWHAT I WAS GONNA SAY?

- IT'S "MAY I FINISH?"

THE PROPER GRAMMARIS "MAY I FINISH?"

- LET THE MAN TELL USFROM HIS OWN WORDS

WHAT HAPPENED AND HOW IT ISFROM HIS PERSPECTIVE.

DR. ARMOND, GO.AND EVERYBODY, SHUT UP.

- MY LIFE TILL THIS POINTHAS BEEN BASED ON APPEARANCES.

I APPEAR GUILTY,BUT I'M ANYTHING BUT.

I'M NOT A MURDERER.

I'M A MANWHO'S HAD BAD LUCK,

WHO'S HAD HIS HEART BROKEN.

I JUST HAVE TO LET IT HURT.

- OH, THAT'S THE PASSIONOF AN INNOCENT MAN.

- DR. ARMOND, THAT WASAN INCREDIBLY ELOQUENT

AND PERSUASIVE SPEECH.

IF YOU ASK ME, IT WAS TOOELOQUENT AND TOO PERSUASIVE.

AN INNOCENT MAN DOESN'T NEEDA WELL-REHEARSED SPEECH.

FOLKS, I AM READYTO ISSUE A VERDICT HERE,

JUST BECAUSE I'VE GOT ITALL FIGURED--EXCUSE ME?

WE'RE OUT OF TIME?YOU GOT TO BE KIDDING ME.

- MY NECK WAS INJUREDIN A SNEEZING THRASH.

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