Time to cue up the Wanda Sykes video again.
The oh so innocent
As a teen aged boy I dreamed of such things happening - but I did manage to do half the boys in my class very gay kid.
But, alas, did not get with the real party until my early twenties.
The power and control thing and the actual age of the kid are important, but lets not get swept away in some right wing dictum that teen age gay boys don't go for sex with older guys, alwasy opressed, and they can't know very well what it is and what they want.
And of course, all straight kids wait 'till the age of consent, just like mommie and daddy and church tell them.
It doesn't matter if the priest fisted Foley, this is still a cop-out. And the real story is that the GOP let this guy get away with harrassing the pages.
And, for the record, I can remember lusting after my junior high Gym teacher, so I understand where a minor might be attracted to an adult, but it's always the adult's repsonsibility - especially and adult in a position of power - to not act on feelings. If the adult has reciprocal feelings, he needs to ignore them or seek help.
No excuses. The cycle has to stop somewhere.
Foley was a queer kid.
Too bad the priest thing happened.
The priest did not make him queer.
And it does not make it OK for him to do the pages as an adult power figure.
Trying to blame someone is stupid - Foley need a good gay whore house in his life.
Catalina, can you sugggest somewhere?
I think you are savvy in the ways of the world.
Oh Pu-lease! Jebus Christ on a crutch. Maybe the old fucker can join Foley in rehab.
I'm getting so sick of people using drugs/alcohol as a blanket excuse for any bad behavior. Like we're to believe this guy was really a perfectly well adjusted hetero priest, and takes a couple tranquilizers, and suddenly he's molesting adolescent boys. It's all the drug's fault. Yeah. Right.
Before this is all over, I envision half the Republican party in rehab after admitting to a variety of minor drug indiscretions (all prescription, of course; none of those bad illegal drugs).
*rolls eyes in disgust*
And the real story is that the GOP let this guy get away with harrassing the pages.
I think the real story is that while we were all focused on yet another sex scandal, Congress passed and the President signed The Military Commissions Act of 2006.
The imbalance of reporting on the Foley sex scandal and on the stripping of habeas corpus is a strong indicator of the sorry state of American media.
Larry, I have never had to pay for it. Whether I was ever paid for it is another matter entirely, and not fit for the pages of a family publication such as The Stranger ;-)
But I can't imagine that a gay whorehouse would fly, at least not in Seattle, and certainly not in DC. It's too easy to get it for free.
Expect the pills to now hold a press conference in which they reveal perverted traumatic experiences that occurred during manufacturing that gave them shelf-life-long problems, eventually causing them to go down the throat of the priest.
I would be so down for a male whorehouse. So practical in my middle age.
"Old hustlers never retire, they just start buying it back."
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