Date registered: May 2005
Vehicle: G320,G-Cabrio,Brabus G300GE
Location: Saigon, South Vietnam------New York City
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Mooning deemed 'disgusting' but legal in Md.
WASHINGTON - Acquitting a Germantown man who exposed his buttocks during an argument with a neighbor, a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge ruled yesterday that mooning, while distasteful, is not illegal in Maryland.
"If exposure of half of the buttock constituted indecent exposure, any woman wearing a thong at the beach at Ocean City would be guilty," Judge John W. Debelius III said after the bench trial, reversing the ruling of a District Court judge.
Debelius made clear his disdain for the defendant, calling the alleged act "disgusting" and "demeaning." The outcome could have been different, he suggested, if the man had been on trial for "being a jerk."
"The Communists will defeat us, not by
virtue of their strength, but because
of our weakness. They will win by default."
Ngo Dinh Diem