Posts tagged: Scandals

Presidential Love Child

A new DNA test shows that Nan Britton was telling the truth when she told the world her affair with President Warren G. Harding produced a daughter.

General John Allen Biography: New!

 This week John R. Allen was to be promoted to be the top U.S. military man in Europe, but that plan got derailed with the Petraeus-Broadwell sex scandal.

From Amanda Bynes to Sally Struthers

 Actress Amanda Bynes is in trouble for driving recklessly — again. Meanwhile, actress Sally Struthers is in trouble for driving drunkenly. 

Pastor Creflo Dollar Arrested, Denies Charges

 Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar was arrested on 8 June 2012, accused of slapping and choking his 15 year-old daughter. He says he “never should have been arrested.”

The Mess Called John Edwards

 A trial full of crazy lies ends in a mostly hung jury in the John Edwards trial. It was too hard to sift through the parade of shameless acts to determine what was actually against the law.

‘Doonesbury’ on Newt Gingrich

 Ouch! Newt Gingrich got slapped hard by a comic strip. You don’t see that every day. Because it was in the Sunday comics.

Adulterous Republican to Join Fox News

 Former Governor Mark Sanford of South Carolina has decided to fix his credibility problem by joining Fox News as a political commentator.

Oregon Pols Complete the Rare Sex Scandal Grand Slam

So Oregon Rep. David Wu is resigning from Congress in the wake of his “unwanted sexual encounter” with the 18-year-old daughter of a campaign donor and old friend. Good grief!What is in the water in Oregon?  Rep. Wu gives the state the full grand slam of political sex scandals: Congressman, senator, governor, and mayor of its largest city. 
Let’s call the roll.

The Telegraph Goes ‘Tiger Lady’ on Wendi Deng

“She has catapulted herself from the anonymity and austerity of communist China to the family – and now the family trust – of one of the world’s most powerful and wealthy men.

Who is More Powerful: Rupert Murdoch or Parliament?

Robert Peston wonders:”If Parliament is sovereign, there is something slightly odd about the idea that the vote can be passed and that Mr. Murdoch can choose to ignore it.”

Is Weinergate All About Clarence Thomas?

Angry Black Lady makes a pretty good case.  The kicker, about the connection to Rep. Anthony Weiner, comes near the end.  (Warning: contains naughty language plus frank talk about Clarence Thomas.){ Hat tip: The Dish }