Leslie van Houten, Please Stay in Jail...

Pretty. It goes a mighty long way to get a Free Pass in this world. Social Invitations arrive. Chairs are offered. Doors opened...but for a vicious home invasion/spree killer, a jail house door shouldn't be one. Leslie van Houten, by certain measurements, can be considered the second most dangerous killer in the Manson Family, and here's why;
Of all the killers, from Gary Hinman being the first, to Shorty Shea being the last, only Manson himself desired that killing be done, except for van Houten. After hearing of the slaughter at the Tate house that previous August 9th night, and after seeing the ghastly news coverage, Leslie was the only one who eagerly volunteered to go on the second night of murder.
The Only One.
Tex and Sadie had to get high as kites on Speed to achieve Tate.
Katie, by this time, was a mere automaton under Charlie's grasp, and as a result would have walked through fire for that demented little dude because he was the only person in her life who ever …

Charles Denton "Tex" Watson...The Man Behind The Monster Part Four - The Interviews, Part H

In Charles Denton “Tex” Watson…The Man Behind The Monster
Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four – The Interviews, Part A, Part B, Part C, Part D, Part E, Part F, Part G
I continue to dissect and differentiate between what Tex says from what he truly means. In today’s Part H – The Victims, we see how ingrained his sociopathic behaviour is.
In life, when normal people respond to questions, truth is backed by genuine feelings from the heart. And then there's rote regurgitation masked as the truth with sociopaths. Charles "Tex" Watson is stellar at the latter.

In this interview, as in every other one he has ever participated in, Tex has the Bible thumping truisms down to perfection, no matter the question posed.

Too bad it's all just spewed con artistry.

The first question out of the gate was this, "Let's talk about the victims. What do you think has caused you to feel the way you do today?"

Tex grinds out;

"It takes the Spirit of God to produce empathy …

L to R: Charles Manson - Charles "Tex" Watson - Bobby Beausoleil - Bruce Davis - Susan Atkins - Patricia Krenwinkel - Leslie van Houten