AP, TIME Mag get TORCHED for ‘disgusting and creepy’ spin on statutory rape

Posted at 5:51 pm on January 25, 2018 by Sarah D.

In case you hadn’t heard, 32-year-old former Michigan teacher James Chelekis has been sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for attempting to kill his wife by slashing her throat. Her transgression, in his eyes, was finding out that he’d been sleeping with a 14-year-old student.

Here’s how the AP framed it:

TIME, who ran the AP’s story, apparently didn’t see the need to make much of a change:

Oh? An affair? Is that what they’re calling it these days?

Who, exactly, is TIME trying not to offend here? Ephebophiles? Pedophiles?