HomePoliticsDID (R) NV CANDIDATE MANNY KESS REALLY EQUATE RAPE TO SHOPLIFTING? Politics DID (R) NV CANDIDATE MANNY KESS REALLY EQUATE RAPE TO SHOPLIFTING? April 28, 2022 Rob Lauer Political Reporter Manny Kess, Republican candidate for Nevada State Treasurer, has come under fire for offensive tweets he posted saying raping a prostitute should be treated as shoplifting. Now Log Cabin Republicans have officially called on Kess to drop out in their own tweet. Maany Kess is running against Las Vegas Councilwoman Michele Fiore in the June Republican Primary. Mail in Ballots go out today to voters.