JULY 6 — Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll… but many would also say that sex and politics go well together too, as far as scandals go. Recently, the country has been hot with rumours and accusations made by one politician against another… about the latter’s sexual improprieties. Of course, there hasn’t been any concrete evidence.
But this begs the question, for me at least, of how significant a sin is sex when it comes to politics and public office? Let’s think about it. When sportsmen and sportswomen do it, the public seems to be okay with it. When actors do it, it seems to be okay too. And we couldn’t be bothered if our neighbours did it (unless if it’s with our spouse!).
Basically, adultery and sex seems to be something that many people see as personal and has nothing to do with a person’s professional career or life. [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]