Character actor Abe Vigoda, perhaps the celebrity most associated with fake internet rumors of his passing, has in fact passed away today at the age of 94. Best known for his roles as Fish on the TV sitcom Barney Miller and Sal Tessio, as a double-crossing mafia solider who tries to sell out Michael to Barzini in the Godfather. Vigoda as Tession utters the famous line "Tom can you get me off the hook? For old times sake?" after his role in trying to set-up Michael is discovered and he is confronted and is being taken away to be clipped.
"Tell Michael it was only business. I always liked him."
Some judges should study that line and act accordingly when it comes to judicial races and contributions. It's strictly business.
See You In Court.
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