This is Not Satire. An Open Pedophile is Running for Congress ran this headline: “Candidate for Congress wants to legalize incest.” Yes, “Nathan Larson, an accountant who lives in Fauquier County [VA], thinks it’s okay for adults to have sex with children. A survivor of child sex abuse says Larson is a predator who should be locked up — not elected to high office.”  A widely shared article on the Huffington Post carried this headline: “Congressional Candidate In Virginia Admits He’s A Pedophile.”  To make things even worse, he also “bragged in website posts about raping his late ex-wife.” Indeed, “In a phone call, Larson confirmed that he created the now-defunct websites and — chat rooms that served as gathering places for pedophiles and violence-minded misogynists like himself.”  And he admitted there was a “grain of truth” in an essay he wrote “about father-daughter incest and another about raping his ex-wife repeatedly.”

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