From Political Chastity to Whoredom

Oh, sexism. How you rear your silly head in the most obscure and well-meaning of metaphors. From the New York Times today: For Kennedy, Self-Promotion Is Unfamiliar By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and JEREMY W. PETERS After a lifetime of being wooed by others, Caroline Kennedy is still learning how to sell herself....

Uncharted Territory

Hoo boy, sometimes it gets deep.  Some things that recent politics have taught us.  Drug use during one’s youth can be forgiven in a politician so long as he or she is forthright and honest about it.  Extra marital affairs can also be okay as long as you are forthright and honest about it and...

Governor Paterson Had Sex Too

So Governor Paterson has barely been sworn in to replace Eliot Spitzer at the top job in New York, and already his sex life is making headlines too.  Yes, Paterson also had extra marital affairs, but this is okay because the Paterson’s were going through a rough spot, they have coped with it, and they...

The Political Pants Problem

Well, all Democrats can turn to Eliot Spitzer and thank him for ruining it for the rest of us.  Just when this whole “culture of corruption” thing was really beginning to stick to the Republicans, the Governor of New York had to go and get caught with his own little pants problem. I never claim...