Some days as a lawyer are rough, real rough. The Washington Post reports on the dissatisfaction of a federal district judge in Texas, Hon. Lynn Hughes, with some Department of Justice prosecutors, "You don't add a bit of value, do you?" - Texas Judge Berates Government Lawyers.
I've never had that said to me, but it is perhaps the case that some judge on one day or another may have entertained the thought. And vice-versa.