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It is so common that from tothere were twice as many sex scandals as there were from to But the difference may just be the extent of media coverage.
After all, people have been sticking their bits in ill-advised places since the beginning of time, and history has its share of scandals where the details of the stories are actually quite a bit weirder. As for whether the stories are actually true is often lost to history Republican Senator Larry Craig was accused of soliciting gay sex in public restrooms?
How many old-timers shook their head at the news of that story and said, "What is the world coming to when our respected senators go cruising in public places for anonymous dude sex? You never saw this kind of thing back in MY day! The New York Post ruined the career of Senator David Walsh with the story that he was involved in a gay Nazi whorehouse full of gay, Nazi, pro-Hitler whores trying to bring down America with their gay Nazi whore sex.
Continue Reading Below Advertisement It wasand police were tipped off that there was a gay brothel in Massachusetts that was infested with Nazi spies.
It wasn't entirely random -- at the risk of propagating a cliche, the brothel was a popular haunt for Navy personnel. So it was a good place to gather military information, if you were an undercover Nazi and willing to bone a sailor in order to get him talking. Armed with what might very well have been a rumor, the Post handled this insanely juicy gossip with the utmost of professionalism: They sensationalized the shit out of it and stretched out the reveal as long as they could.
Continue Reading Below Advertisement The Post first released the story as just the scandal, then dragged out the affair by hinting that a famous person was involved, then called that person "Senator X" and then finally published Walsh's name.
Via Wikipedia Yes, he is wearing a swastika armband. And no, it isn't around his arm. When Walsh was accused of having gay sex with Nazis, the first thing he did was deny it.
He then requested a full FBI investigation to prove his innocence. The investigation was conducted, and sure enough, they couldn't find anything to pin on him except that the brothel owner, Gustave Beekman, swore he saw Walsh fraternizing with the Nazi gigolos, including a notorious spy known as " Mister E.
Continue Reading Below Advertisement Although Walsh was exonerated, his career was crippled -- it's speculated that elements of the government who desperately wanted the USA to enter the war were engaged in smearing politicians with isolationist policies, like Walsh.
It turns out that, if you really want to make your slander stick fast, the only two words you need are "gay Nazis.Apr 06, · Scandals often wreck presidential campaigns, but Bill Clinton survived one in about an alleged affair with Gennifer Flowers.
Enraged and even traumatized by the Monica Lewinsky affair, former vice-president Al Gore weakened Clinton’s ability to fight the scandal, Williams said, while in contrast, vice-president Mike.
Bill Clinton’s Big Scandal Technology, science, and the press create new precedents for cheating politicians Imagine if Bill Clinton’s infamous affair with 22 year old White House intern Monica Lewinsky had taken place thirty years earlier, in Former President Bill Clinton, the lovable rogue who on Monday celebrates the 20th anniversary of his entry into presidential politics, will forever be known for his affair with former White House.
Jun 21, · Scandals Have Followed The Clintons Over Decades In Public Life Donald Trump has promised to deliver a speech this week that will address Bill and Hillary Clinton's scandals.
Here's a breakdown of those scandals and their outcomes. Former President Bill Clinton, the lovable rogue who on Monday celebrates the 20th anniversary of his entry into presidential politics, will forever be known for his affair with former White House.