Striking confirmation of the thesis that C. McCarthy’s fiction is sober prediction.
“How many have you killed?” one reporter asks.
“Four,” responds the accused, who seems calm and collected in a video of the interview.
“How did you execute them?” the questioner continues.
“I slit their throats,” the teen replies.
The accused is a 14-year old American boy in Mexico who works for a drug gang. Lest you worry the child’s behavior reflects poorly on his youth and nationality, chipper up: “the defendant showed good behavior during the proceedings…” For more, read here.