Ted Rall for March 27, 2003
The contract killer Man: I may never call on you to do anything, on the other hand, the day may come that I need you to kill someone. If and when I- or another boss- call, you'll do the job, no questions asked, or I'll have you shoot. In exchange for this blank check on your life, you'll be paid the princely sum of $23,000 a year. Man 2: Will everyone love me? Man: Love, respect you name it! Sign here.