Would You Buy Insurance from this Man?

Double Indemnity

This from a New York magazine poll:

Can you trust a man in a fedora?
Yes . . . . . . . 35
No . . . . . . . 22
Unsure . . . . . . . 43
If he’s Humphrey Bogart. If he’s black.

The poll wasn’t exactly scientific, but the results are troubling. Perhaps the issue is really one of brim size, as discussed earlier.

5 Responses to “Would You Buy Insurance from this Man?”

  1. Phyllis April 18, 2006 at 8:41 pm #

    I’m pretty sure the gent in the Fedora is Fred MacMurray…

  2. Zarba April 24, 2006 at 2:05 pm #

    Phyllis is indeed correct, and that would be Edward G. Robinson in the background. “Double Indemnity”, I think…