'Family Values' Politician Accused of Affair With Patient (Who Was Also His Cousin) and Prescribing Her Opioids

Here’s a local trainwreck, to momentarily distract you from the five-airplane-collision that is the state of our national affairs: A Republican Tennessee state senator who ran on a platform of—what else—Christian family values is accused of having an extramarital affair with his second cousin, who was both an employee…