It has become trendy to praise Gonzalez, to recognize what is superlative and rare and, thus, it has become trendy to denigrate him. It is understandable that people look at a man that could sleep in a large dog crate and struggle to find reasons to fear him. The placid expression on those boyish features, a physiognomy almost incapable of sneer or snarl – his is the bearing of a paperboy. And who fears the paperboy? Lest you think the absence of that fear does not color how Gonzalez is appraised, how he is esteemed, spend a moment reflecting on why the “Baddest Man on the Planet” is so laudatory a compliment.
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