Saturday, May 12, 2012

santa suit! in the closet!

news story about a man charged with receiving child pornography includes a titilating detail: he had been a department store Santa. The short article concludes with, "Officials said a Santa suit from a retail store where Davis worked was in a closet."

A Santa suit in the closet!

The reporter makes no effort to show the readers the connection between the porn and the Santa suit. This is a perfect demonstration of the hysteria about sex offenders today: someone who looks at child porn is simply assumed to be a molester waiting for children to crawl on his lap where he what, exactly, with the parents standing there with a camera?

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