A man caught in embezzlement asked his lawyer, "Would it
help my case if I sent the judge a box of cigars?" The lawyer
warned, "Don't do that! This judge is absolutely incorruptible,
it could only hurt our cause."
The day the case came to court,
the judge ruled in favor of the defendant, to everyone's
surprise. The defendant leaned over to his lawyer and whispered,
"That trick with the cigars really worked." The lawyer was
shocked and said, "Don't tell me you sent judge a box of cigars!"
The defendant said, "I did, but I enclosed the business card of