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Did a Wild Rumor of an Affair with a Congresswoman Cause McCarthy to Drop Out of the Speaker Race?

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy very, very, very abruptly dropped out of the race to become House Speaker just now. Chaos reigns. Gossipers on the right side of the aisle are heavily implying that McCarthy bailed to avoid having an alleged extramarital affair with Congresswoman Renee Ellmers of North Carolina…

Horny Minnesota Legislators Apologize for Getting Caught Making Out in a Park and Then Lying About It

On August 25, two state lawmakers—Minnesota House Republicans Tim Kelly and Tara Mack—were issued citations by a park ranger for “making out” in a car. The pair, who are both married to other people, issued statements today apologizing for accusing the park ranger of lying about the incident.

Woman Sees Pictures of Boyfriend's Wedding, Still Not Sure He Cheated

Recently, a 23-year-old woman posted an astonishing inquiry on Ask Metafilter. Just a warning, though, her question—titled “Did my boyfriend just get married?”—might make you want to hop into one of Bruce Willis’s spaceship drills from Armageddon and burrow yourself 10,000 feet into the core of a dying star:

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Nebraska’s Lieutenant Governor Resigns Before Newspaper Publishes All the Lurid Details of His Phone Scandal

Nebraskans are being treated to the lurid details of a political sex scandal today, thanks to the Omaha World-Herald's extensive investigation into the nearly 2,000 late-night calls the State's Lieutenant Governor Rick Sheehy (R) made to four women who were most definitely not his estranged wife. On Saturday, Sheehy,…

Afghanistan's Acclaimed Female Prosecutor General Jailed Over 100 Women For Adultery

Maria Bashir, Afghanistan's only female prosecutor general, has been internationally praised for defending women's rights in a country where they are too often ignored. But according to figures leaked to The Times of London, Bashir has jailed more than 100 women for adultery, making her "the most prolific prosecutor…

Evangelical Blowhard Dinesh D'Souza Seen Checking Into Hotel With Lady Who Was Not His Wife

As is the case with many an evangelical talking head, Dinesh D'Souza was recently caught with his hand up a temptresses' apple tree. The noted conspiracy theorist is very familiar with casting derision on other's life choices — please see: everything he's ever written, said, or thought about President Obama — but when…

'Purity Pledge' Would've Made GOP Candidates Pinkie-Promise to Abstain From Porn and Adultery

Faced with a very public infidelity scandal involving one of their own, a South Carolina county decided that the best way to prevent future scandals was to force all would-be Republican candidates for office to sign a pledge promising to both balance budgets and keep their genitals in either their pants or their wives…