After a week consumed with New York mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner's wiener pics, the relationship between male power and sex has once again been thrust into the spotlight. And it seems these scandals always centre around men and their wieners. Where are all the women, drunk off authority (and maybe a little wine) snapping vagina pics for young college students?
Alright so why am I writing about Anthony Weiner? Well, if an educated man could fall prey to these digital no-nos so could
Carlos Danger, Anthony Weiner's alleged pseudonym in the ongoing sexting scandal, was all over the news Tuesday. That got
We hold those in positions of power to a higher standard, as we should. These are people whose roles authorize them to act in our name and on our behalf. However, we also recognize their fallibility. When those in power fall, and do so publicly, we look to them to make it right. How should leaders right the wrongs?
Not too long ago, there was an interesting story in Sunday's New York Times by Katharine Q. Seelye about the fast changing
Trust is the Holy Grail in politics, and Congressman Weiner treats trust like dirty laundry. When you lie to cover up misdeeds, it sends a message you don't care about anyone but yourself. The secret is to be genuine, and to let people know you are serious about rectifying the situation.