Aunties and teen sex online
We are now to view her no longer as an exploited 13 year old, but as a deceitful temptress tricking respectable adult men into bed.
Or, the 17-year-old who exchanged a series of explicit texts with Labour MP Simon Danczuk, after she asked him for a job as a case worker in his constituency office.
Take, for example, the 13-year-old embroiled in the Doug Richards trial, which ended last week with a not guilty verdict.
Richards' defence was that he had reasonably believed her claim that she was over the age of consent.
This is typically followed by a kind of schoolwide shaming (of the girl — never the boy) that calls to mind the tarring and feathering of Puritan New England, as was with a case from Boca Raton, Fla., which Sales details in the book.
An adult might be on Facebook and Twitter, but they probably haven’t even heard of most of the apps that teens use, let alone how they use them.) “What’s being expressed on social media has been percolating in our culture for decades,” Sales tells The Post.
“But I was really troubled by the sexual harassment of teenage girls.
Recent studies have shown that anywhere from 100 to more than 300 thousand Filipinos are trafficked each year; 80 percent, four out of five, are under the age of 18.
The government, under international pressure, has stepped up enforcement.
The response to each of these situations has been equally predictable in its simplicity.