Given that Americans are so used to seeing rather extraordinary sex scandals, are they less likely to be shocked by ordinary acts of marital infidelity?
...So all of that got me thinking: Given that Americans are so used to seeing rather extraordinary sex scandals on their televisions, are they less likely to be shocked by ordinary acts of marital infidelity?
And if so, does that mean that public figures who cheat in a rather ordinary manner can hang onto their offices and their reputations more easily?
I’m increasingly convinced that at some point soon, politicians caught cheating on their spouses will throw away the old PR playbook of holding a tearful press conference, admitting great sin, and pledging to be a better person. Instead, I suspect that otherwise-respected politicians will be able to turn to the camera during the heat of their crisis and say...
[Is there a new media training playbook coming for infidelity in the future?]