Monday, May 23, 2011

"One bad apple spoils the bunch."

The mature male role model image seem to have had a rough time this month. Between former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and former Nevada Sen. John Ensign, ethics and fidelity went down the drain.

A new phrase has been introduced and it is "entitlement Sex", where due to his or her position that person feels a sense of entitlement to getting what they want.

Now in the case of Strauss-Kahn anyone accused of rape deserves the presumption of innocence altho the press has pretty much convicted him. If he did do it and it was not consensual than even Ex-President Clinton defense that the legal definition of oral sex was not encompassed by "sex" per se as along as he did not touch any body parts of the woman. Still like Clinton he seems to have had a long history of using his position of power for sexual aggressiveness.

In Schwarzenegger's case he seem to taken that whole "acting like a member of the Kennedy clan" thing just a little too far. In both cases they used their position of power to have sex with females in a servant position. Schwarzenegger also was accused of having groped more than a dozen women before he ran for Governor.

Again in the Ensign situation the Nevada Republican had an affair with his wife's best friend, who also happened to be the wife of the senator's best friend. The woman, Cynthia Hampton, was also Ensign's campaign treasurer; her husband, Doug Hampton, was the senator's senior aide. According to Cynthia Hampton she was pressured into having an affair.

So there are reasons why at times the TV Show "The Good Wife" mirrors real life.

These are but three out of what must be a zillion elected officials and powerful people around the world. As the saying goes "One bad apple spoils the bunch." and these are but a very small portion of a larger group that is remarkably sin free. Happily in Delmar our two Mayors and Council and Commission members and the members of our school board seem to be able resist what is now called entitlement sex.

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