The Houston Press ranks women on sex offenders list by “hotness”

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In news that reads like a Saturday Night Live sketch that airs before the goodbyes, The Houston Press noticed that the majority of women who they found on the Department of Public Safety sex-offender list were attractive, and decided to make a list about it. So now this exists: The Ten Hottest Women on the Texas Sex Offenders List. Ranked with pictures, age, the city they're from, and the age of the child they sexually assaulted.

Presumably they were going for funny and titillating? On planet Earth, this is a terrible idea, but I guess in Texas, it's different. The author of the list, Richard Connelly, had this to say when everyone complained about how gross it was:

"I can understand how some people might react to this. On the other hand, it's a way of getting readers to look at the info, maybe get them to realize there are people out there like this and they all don't look like the obvious stereotypical pervert."

So Connelly is doing a public service by ranking the hotness of sex offenders and demonstrating that not all pervs look like Jackie Earle Haley? I could have learned that by watching Lifetime, the true home of sexy perverts.