We haven’t had a bona fide fick sighting at Ethics Alarms for a while, so welcome to Megan Merkel. A fick, you will recall, coined in honor of Michigan lottery winner/shameless food stamp recipient Leroy Fick, is someone who engages in outrageously unethical conduct and is defiant about it, an individual so ethically deficient that he or she can’t bring themselves to regret or show proper contrition for conduct that is undeniably wrong.
Ms. Merkel, 23, was arrested after her participation in this drama:
According to police, she was driving drunk at 7: 45 AM, northbound on Route 250 in Penfield, a suburb of Rochester, NY, alongside her recently-paroled boyfriend, 22-year-old Mark Scerbo. Scerbo, an idiot, was driving his motorcycle next to Merkel’s car and repeatedly passing it to do wheelies. He lost control of one of them, and hit Heather Boyum, a teacher and mother of two children, who was riding her bike on the shoulder. The impact threw the 40-year-old woman under the wheels of Merkel’s car, causing fatal injuries. Merkel left the scene and was arrested for DWI.
But wait, there’s more!
Having been sprung on bail, she took to her Facebook page, and wrote this message for anyone critical of her for killing a mother while having a drunken road-duel with her beau on a public thoroughfare:
Classy, no? And please note: that message got 17 “likes.”
The ficks are thick out there, everyone.
Facts: Village Voice
Graphic: 3-D Monster
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