#rsrh NYT goes with the “The way she was dressed like that…”

“…it’s no surprise” excuse for a gang rape in Texas.  The victim was 11.

Residents in the neighborhood where the abandoned trailer stands — known as the Quarters — said the victim had been visiting various friends there for months. They said she dressed older than her age,

The victim was 11.

wearing makeup and fashions more appropriate to a woman in her 20s. She would hang out with teenage boys at a playground, some said.

The victim was 11.

Via Ace of Spades, which also has some details about the alleged perpetrators that the New York Times inexplicably forgot to mention: to wit, that the victim was Hispanic and the defendants are all African-American.  And, in case you were wondering… when they covered the Duke case, the racial makeup of everyone involved was on page A-1, above the fold.  Apparently the definition of “that’s fit to print” can vary.

Moe Lane

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