Political Smell Test: Connelly’s attack mailer on Darneille, featuring student/victim of sexual misconduct
A mailer distributed last week by Tacoma trial lawyer and 27th legislative district senate candidate Jack Connelly features the image of a teenage girl to illustrate Connelly’s claim that his opponent, state representative and fellow Democrat Jeannie Darneille, has a “concerning” record on public safety issues.
The ad depicts a blond adolescent female sitting against a school locker, wearing what appears to be a short skirt riding high up her thighs.
“Hard to imagine,” the mailer’s text reads. “She’s a teenager, and her math teacher groomed and had a sexual relationship with her for almost a year … but Jeannie …