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Jared Loughner: The Sad Smile of a Psycho


It was plastered on the face of Arizona wacko Jared Loughner as he appeared before a federal judge for the slaying of six people and the attempted slaughter of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

But where had I seen that look before?

That very same nervy, sick, entitled, arrogant smirk?

On Nick Nolte? Mel Gibson? Howdy Doody?

No, I know! It was Norman Bates in Psycho!

But of course Norman had a lot more charm and was kind of cute, actually. No comparison!

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