The "Sin Bin" - Launch of "John TV" is Official

As we first reported last week, Denver has established "John TV" in an effort to reduce prostitution. It was the highlight of Mayor Wellington Web's state of the City address--lots of cheers when he announced it.

The "show" will air on a Denver local cable channel and will feature mugshots of prostitutes and their clients. The pix will also be available on Denver's website

The cable news networks will chat about this for a while and then we predict interest will fade. How do the prostitutes feel about it? We like this statement, by one who was sentenced to a year and a day in jail earlier this week and plans to resume her business when she gets out: "Shaming has never done anything for anyone who has nowhere to go."

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