At the end of the year, it’s easy to look back and recognize the high points and low points. But often the most memorable moments are neither high nor low — they’re just ridiculous.
Immigration, gays in the military, abortion — these are all weighty topics. But in the hands of politicians, these subjects get pretty wild and, in some cases, twisted.
The race for the open seat in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District didn’t take long to get, um, dirty. And ironically, it’s been all about who has staked out the moral high ground.
Ben Quayle now admits that in 2007 he used a pseudonym to contribute to the voyeuristic website, DirtyScottsdale.com, which later became TheDirty.com, after first denying any affiliation with the site.
Gordon James, who is working for the Quayle campaign, said Quayle contributed to the site under a pseudonym. James would not say which pseudonym Quayle used, but did not rule out that Quayle[...]