In his latest mug shot, Charles Manson's wild-eyed stare is gone, as is most of his hair. Except for the swastika he carved into his brow during his murder trial, he could be any gray-bearded senior citizen.
Yeah, ya just don't see many seniors walking around with one of them Nazi insignia carved into their heads. I'll give you that.
If the photo authorities released early this week is any indication, the leader of a murderous band called "The Family," has mellowed some after almost 40 years in a California state prison.
Betcha he hasn't. Betcha is you asked, he would say he would do it all over again. And kill anyone he thought did not deserve to live. Whether he physically could is a different thing.
I am a Catholic and I am undecided about the death penalty. I will be thinking about this and blogging more. But I ask you, if you feel there is something you would say to me to help me decide, please do so.