Whether politicians cheat is hardly even a question. Why politicians cheat is a question that will never have a satisfactory answer. But which politicians have had the most spectacular, messiest, craziest affairs?
That we can get to the bottom of.
Philandering is as old as marriage itself, but the 25 instances listed here all have some variation on the theme that makes them notable even in the perpetually randy confines of the Beltway. Obviously the list is not exhaustive; as long as there are politicians, it’ll never be complete.
Meet American history’s greatest philanderers, according to GQ: