Inspiring: These State Reps Who Got Kicked Out of Office After Having Affair Are Both Trying to Get Reelected

Welcome to Big Time Small-Time Dicks, a regular column on The Slot that explores local politicians, small-town scandals and everything else making life miserable on a local level. Know a small time person who is a big time dick we should feature? Email us. »10/06/15 10:10am10/06/15 10:10am


Indiana State House Majority Leader Resigns in Bizarre Sex Video Scandal 

Indiana State House Majority Leader Jud McMillin — invariably described as a “rising star” in the Republican party — has speedily resigned after a cellphone video of a sex act was reportedly sent to people in his contacts list. McMillin subsequently sent out a mass text claiming his cellphone was “stolen in Canada.”… »9/30/15 9:24am9/30/15 9:24am

Michigan State Rep Who Invented Gay Sex Scandal to Cover Up Hetero Affair Resigns

Michigan State Representative Todd Courser, who circulated bizarre gay sex scandal rumors about himself to cover up the affair he was having with fellow representative Cindy Gamrat, resigned from his state House seat late last night. At the same time, Gamrat was expelled in a 91-12 vote. »9/11/15 12:40pm9/11/15 12:40pm

After a predictably huge amount of public outrage, the Missouri House is dropping the idea of propos

After a predictably huge amount of public outrage, the Missouri House is dropping the idea of proposing a dress code for interns to cut down on all the sexual harassment by lawmakers. St. Louis Public Radio reports that House Speaker Todd Richardson nixed the idea, saying that although several Republican lawmakers… »8/19/15 1:40pm8/19/15 1:40pm

Virginia Pol Finally Admits He Fathered Child with Teenage Secretary

At long last, former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey has acknowledged the extremely, extremely obvious: that he had a baby with his former secretary, 19-year-old Myrna Pride. This follows a bizarre incident last week where Morrissey handed a reporter a photo of himself, Pride and the baby, dressed in what looked like… »5/20/15 4:40pm5/20/15 4:40pm

Pol Who Denied Affair with Teenage Staffer Hands Reporter a Baby Photo

Once upon a time not all that long ago, former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey served six months in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He was accused of having an affair with and impregnating his teenage secretary, charges he’s always unconvincingly denied. And then yesterday, he handed a reporter a… »5/15/15 5:30pm5/15/15 5:30pm

Read the Gross as Hell Sexts the Missouri House Speaker Sent Intern

Last month, Missouri Southern State University abruptly shut down its internship program at the Missouri State Capitol. The reason behind that move became clear yesterday, when the Kansas City Star revealed that (Republican, married, anti-gay) House Speaker John Diehl was sexting a college freshman intern. A story as… »5/14/15 10:10am5/14/15 10:10am

Trial Begins for Dominique Strauss-Kahn in Prostitution Ring Case  

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund and all-purpose disgusting old man, who made headlines in 2012 when a New York maid accused him of rape, is standing trial Monday in a different sex scandal (who can keep track?). Strauss-Kahn and 13 others are accused of "aggravated pimping" for… »2/02/15 1:30pm2/02/15 1:30pm

Where Are All The Female Carlos Dangers? Kinda Nowhere, Says Research

Asking whether female CEOs and politicians have a different, "better" grasp on unchangeable ethics is a sticky question for a few reasons — it oversimplifies and glosses over powerful women who have made corrupt personal or professional choices and suggests that only men can be id-driven, complex, flawed leaders. »8/24/13 3:30pm8/24/13 3:30pm

Classy Dame Sydney Leathers Calls Weiner a ‘Bitch’ on the Radio

Fresh off a meeting at adult film studio and perhaps the most ill-advised bikini photo shoot in the history of bikini photo shoots (most of which are ill-advised), Anthony Weiner's e-mistress Sydney Leathers appeared on Howard Stern's show today where she talked metric tons of shit about her former pretend paramour.… »7/30/13 8:30pm7/30/13 8:30pm

Amy Koch Scandal Shows Media Doesn’t Care About Political Ladyboners

If you haven't heard the allegations that Minnesota State Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, a faithful proponent of the GOP's crusade to define marriage as a state of tenuous forbearance between a man and a woman, had an "improper relationship" with a male Senate staffer, chances are you've been paying pretty close… »12/21/11 4:15pm12/21/11 4:15pm

Herman Cain's Rich, His Accusers Are Poor. Does it Matter?

Sharon Bialek, the first woman to publicly accuse Herman Cain of sexual impropriety, was served eviction papers yesterday. Cain supporters are crowing that this is yet another testament to her lack of credibility, as someone desperate for money would be willing to falsely smear a man in power in hopes that her payday… »12/01/11 5:45pm12/01/11 5:45pm

Herman Cain's Mistress Is The Most Boring Mistress Ever

Herman Cain's alleged mistress Ginger White took to Good Morning America this morning, where George Stephanopoulos tried to ask her a bunch of gotcha questions and White responded by successfully avoiding saying one interesting thing. How is it that she's so boring? Her name's Ginger! She was flown all around the… »11/30/11 11:10am11/30/11 11:10am

How To Convince The Public That You Didn't Sexually Harass Anybody

Yesterday it came to light that Herman Cain, the Dr. Hibbert of the 2012 Republican Presidential field, was accused of sexually harassing two female employees who worked for the organization he headed during the 1990s. His campaign has admitted that Cain was accused, but vehemently insists the allegations were… »10/31/11 1:25pm10/31/11 1:25pm