DeLeo’s speculation as to how his 28-year-old godson became one of the youngest chief probation officers in state history:
“I wrote a letter of recommendation for him,” DeLeo said. “And that was the extent of my recommendation of Brian. Upon his getting the probation job, from there on, I had nothing to with his elevation from there. He must have proven it by his excellent work record.”
sounds amusingly like the speculation of Picasso’s former electrician as to why the legendary painter might have given him 270 paintings. According to an NPR story this morning, the man who installed burglar alarms for Picasso said words to the effect of:
Maybe he liked my work.