Clearly - Clearly,'spsychologicalarmor.WhenLucyStark...

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Clearly, a wedge has been driven into the opening in Jack's psychological armor. When Lucy Stark  calls him and asks him what is happening, Jack is honest and sympathetic with her, although his  meeting with her makes him rather uncomfortable. In addition, when Willie Stark wants the  information that Jack has found out about Judge Irwin, Jack refuses to give it to him until he himself  has talked to the judge about it. Several things about his refusal are of particular interest. First, Jack  claims to have promised  two  people that he would talk to the judge first — himself and someone  whom he doesn't name (he had explicitly promised only Anne). Second, Jack is  afraid  that the  information which he has on Judge Irwin is politically potent, yet he  hopes  that the judge will be able  to tell him that it is  not  true, that he did  not 
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