Republican Who Sought $20 Blow Job From Undercover Cop Found Guilty

This post, written by GottaLaff, originally appeared on Cliff Schecter's Brave New Films Blog

Can someone, anyone, explain the appeal of sex in public bathroom stalls?
Jurors found state Rep. Bob Allen guilty of soliciting sex after a few hours of deliberation Friday. That verdict sent Allen walking from the courtroom with a damaged career and reputation, WESH 2 News reported.
Details? You want details? Wellllll...otay!
Kavanaugh was the undercover officer who said that Allen walked into his bathroom stall, closed the door and agreed to pay $20 to perform a sex act on the officer.
According to Kavanaugh, when he brought up the possibility of a sex act, he testified that Allen agreed to pay $20, saying, "I wouldn?t argue with that."

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