By their friends shall you know them

Published: August 27, 2017 at 9:47pm

Robert Musumeci says that “as a lawyer” he will write to the Chamber of Advocates tomorrow to demand that they protect his friend Adrian Delia, also a lawyer, presumably from that terrible thing called journalistic scrutiny, which he doesn’t like much either.

He loves this ‘as a lawyer’ business. He’s so proud to be a lawyer that it’s ridiculous. You don’t have to be a lawyer to write to the Chamber of Advocates. And what’s more, he doesn’t even have a warrant, because the law does not allow you to hold two professional warrants and he’s chosen to hung on to his other one, because he makes more money from being an architect.

But has he done this to help his friend Dr Deliar, or to hinder him? To hinder him, I suspect, because when Robert Musumeci, of all people, rushes to the aid of a potential leader of the Nationalist Party, that potential leader is immediately suspect.

Besides which, all these men rushing to protect their man Deliar from a woman are making him look completely wet, or like something sold at Is-Serkin.

And rushing to defend him against investigation by journalists makes him look about as democratic as ex Prime Minister Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici, who once sued me for calling him a crackpot.