Daily Archives: October 3, 2007

Because prostitutes are well known for their sense of shame

Prostitute, patron photos may go on TV- al.com

The Birmingham City Council wants to put up mug shots of hookers and johns on a public access TV channel. (“Nothing’s on. I guess I’ll watch The Hooker Mug Shot Show.”) This will, the council says, shame them into reforming their ways, or at least taking their business into unincorporated areas. Mayor Kincaid says this is “Orwellian” but nobody cares what a mayor polling in single digits in his reelection campaign thinks.