April 14, 2004

Conflicted Suture Impulses

The Confidence Man is quite torn by this.

As a chubby man who quite often finds himself barefoot (and in police custody), the Confidence Man would naturally seem to identify with the escaped miscreant. However, the Confidence Man is also quite often red-faced, especially in the slapstick scenarios in which he so often finds himself the butt of the joke, so some sympathy with the quasi-competent officers of the law is in order as well.

"He was a big fellow, pretty strong, but he could run." An epitaph suitable for the Confidence Man -- or perhaps for this fellow, when his number is called ...

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