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Tadpole

The problem isn't that a 40-year-old woman seduces a 15-year-old boy, it's that the seduction is not even considered morally problematical.

By 7.26.02

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James Bowman, our movie and culture critic, is a resident scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is the author of Honor: A History and Media Madness: The Corruption of Our Political Culture, both published by Encounter Books.