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Monday, March 7, 2011

Biology is destiny

The NY Post ran the following article this morning:

It is about one Joseph Meldish, a hitman both for his own gang, the Purple Gang, and for the Luchese and Genovese crime families, who has finally been convicted of murder. He is thought to have killed up to 40 people. Here's Joseph:

Question: with a face like that, was there any chance he was going to end up a schoolteacher or doctor?

I can, however, visualize him -- with a shave and an expensive suit -- as a particularly aggressive investment banker. I seem to recall a lot of those guys wearing similar expressions.

Nah. He was probably too moral for that.


Anonymous said...

If you look in his eyes, there isn't any light to them.

- Susan

John Craig said...

Susan --
To me, he has less a blank look than a challenging, bullying look. (Both are sociopathic specialities.)