What's scary is that we seem to have gotten MORE puritanical in the last several decades.<quoted text>
No, I wouldn't take that bet. From what I remember reading, there *might* have been enough to recall her anyway. But the whole picture smear campaign pretty much made it a slam dunk.
Nothing like appealing to puritanical sensibilities to influence politics.
Before coming to this forum, I just finished reading an article in the Wausau Daily Herald entitled "Police Arrest Teen Streaker." When I read the story it turned out the kid was wearing a tan bathing suit or underwear.
And just like this story, that one did not occur anywhere near what I think of as the "bible belt".
I'm just wondering how soon it will be before we start stoning adulterers again?