Revenge affairs at the Days Inn, freaky flare at T.G.I. Friday's ... it's rough, keeping track of pols' recent zipper problems. Where does your public official fall on the spectrum of career immolation, if intern-causes-impeachment is your benchmark? Depends on the kinkiness of the offense (foursomes? bobblehead dolls?) and the jerkiness of the pol's behavior. -- Monica Hesse
GRAPHIC: Patterson Clark - The Washington Post
News? Sigh. No Affair to Remember Article | Heading into the second full day of John Ensign self-immolation watch, we check in with crisis management professionals to learn exactly How Deep a Mess He's In.