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A 4 on the Moritz Scale (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/19/2012 12:00 am

The Moritz Scale, as you can see, ranks faux pas by political figures on a scale of 1 (behavior that “just looks bad”) to 5 (criminally bad behavior). It is applicable to political scandals that don't involve sex — Ernie Passailaigue, former director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, was twice measured on the Moritz Scale with nary a zipper problem — but sex certainly does seem to crop up regularly. And this installment's subjects are currently involved in sex scandals.