Name That Party: He's a Mayor Accused of Soliciting Sex From Child... But is he a Democrat?
Mayor Gary Becker of Racine, Wisconsin, received some unwanted attention from the Old Media and the local police today because of his arrest for using a computer to solicit sex from a child. According to the Associated Press, Becker is "tentatively charged with attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child, child enticement, possession of child pornography, exposing a child to harmful materials, using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime and misconduct in public office."
The AP spends several paragraphs detailing the world of Mayor Becker. It describes his election, his marriage and kids. It describes his accused crime and where and how he was snapped up by the police. But there is one little thing the AP can't seem to find any information on... his party.
That's right, once again the Old Media gives us an alleged criminal sexual pervert politician and somehow forgets to mention the accused is a Democrat.
The Madison Paper was able to recall his party, thankfully, but few of the other reports bother to mention it.
Of course, we know he's not a Republican because the headline doesn't say "Republican Mayor Arrested for Attempted Child Sex Assault."
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