Ricks is great and all, and I assume it wasn't his design, but it looks like the sort of headshot a small-time actor would send to Jerry Bruckheimer looking for a bit part. And I promise you, it's not an outlier. Stephen Walt's is even worse. David Hoffman is tilting his head like a very serious puppy. The only one of the FP bunch who seems to have entirely avoided this unfortunate trend is Marc Lynch.