Skip to comments.Double Standard for Jennifer Wilbanks - (Pat Brown, criminal profiler, has an opinion on Jenn)
Posted on 04/30/2005 5:26:50 PM PDT by CHARLITE
Double Standard for Jennifer Wilbanks
According to Ms. Pat Brown, criminal profiler and CEO of The Sexual Homicide Exchange, there is no excuse for letting Jennifer Wilbanks -- the 32-year-old runaway bride from Duluth, Georgia -- off the hook. Wilbanks, who obviously wants and needs a lot of attention, committed a crime -- including a fraudulent 9-1-1 call to claim she had been kidnapped -- and should be charged as a criminal, claims Brown. Wilbanks put her family through hell and wasted precious police resources. Furthermore, she had many chances over five days to let her family and the police off the hook. One account is that she had bought a bus ticket five days before fleeing Georgia to Las Vegas and then Albuquerque, NM, where she was found.
Instead of acting like an adult and just calling off the wedding, Jennifer behaved like a little girl. Worse, the media are treating Wilbanks like a little girl who got cold feet and should get nothing more than a "there-there-my-little-sweet" pat on the head.
Had this been a guy, said Pat Brown, he would be going to jail, without a doubt. The double standard looms, my friends.
PERMALINK posted by NoNonsenseMan @ 6:29 AM
Had he been a man, there would have been no search for him at all.
OTH, how many bodies of missing men routinely turn up months or years later as murder victims compared to women?
I know it's a cliche that most anti-feminists hate but most sexual predators/serial killers are male and most victims are female so cops take disappearing women more seriously.
I'm glad she's alive, I think she should be prosecuted to discourage similar stupidity in other narcissists.
And John should dump her!
She could go to jail for lying to the NM cops w/ a phony 911 call. Other than that we have a grown adult that left the house without telling anyone where she went.
Make your selection from the vast collection shown below.
This is a difficult test, hence you have 30 minutes to decide.
[ ] 1. Jennifer Wilbanks is a charming, clever conservative !!!
[ ] 2. Jennifer Wilbanks is a wacky, loony liberal (hint hint) !!!
Let's see, she carefully planned this when she bought a bus ticket last week. She then cut her hair. Why would she do that? So people would think she had been abducted. So she planned the story too. She then placed the hair where only the cops prob would find it. Sounds to me like she set it up and she should have to pay. What was she thinking? Was she never planning on returning? Obviously she thought they would suspect her as being dead.
It's all about her and probably always has been. The fiance should run for his life. But he's probably addicted to being a caretaker. So they will be symbiotic.
The other problem is that there is a double standard based on race. This seems pretty similar to the Tawana Brawley case from the 90s. It became national news when a young black woman faked her own kidnapping then was found to have made the whole thing up. When that was realized, people were ready to lynch her! However, now you have this white woman who at 32 should CERTAINLY have known better, and the media paints the story as if she were a victim! (Of whom, I'm not clear) Either way, the fact is that she planned this for a while, had her whole story concocted, then carried her scheme out. She should definitely be held accountable in some way. The best idea I heard so far is to have her family give the $100,000 they put up as a reward to the city of Duluth to pay them back for the search.
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