Perfetto’s biggest fear, he says, is that he’s going to reoffend. His measure of success isn’t reassuring. “I haven’t bought pornography yet, and I’ve been out (of prison) almost a week,” he said yesterday.
He failed so frequently in prison that he “maxed out” his sentence last week and landed in Concord alone, broke and homeless. He can’t get into a shelter, because none takes sex offenders. And he can’t get treatment, because he can’t pay for it.
He’s compulsively self-destructive, dangerous, and can’t stop failing. We will either:
(a) Pay lots of money to watch over him.
(b) Kill or exile him.
I would rather the money went to positive things, like schools and parks.