We gave America its gangster legends—but our guy, Al Capone, was real, not a fictional figment like Vito Corleone or Tony Soprano.
Alleruzzo was shot to death outside her home along with her new companion, Vito Macadino.
And now to this list of New York pols who refuse to go away, it may be possible to add another name: Vito Fossella.
Vito, which played recently on HBO, is about activist and film historian Vito Russo, who died in 1990.
And there have been no rumblings that Vito is anything but completely comfortable with himself and with his lover.
Portoghese and Vito Ammella, whom he shot, were neighbors under the same roof.
Vito and Sid were smashing furiously at the floundering machine.
If Vito would only return or good times come it might be possible.
Just so, friend Vito; and that I am only a vice-governatore, too, in the imagination.
But by the orders he gave while he ate his supper, Vito understood that he was not going alone.