Well if you have been following the story in the South Carolina Governor's race, you know that the front-running Republican Nikki Haley faces a run-off primary on June 22. And people are still talking about allegations from two players in the South Carolina Republican Party that they had affairs with her.
credit his story that much).
Now we know South Carolina is a randy place, but we didn't know that phrase "inappropriate physical relationship" was in such common use down there.
And I think it is pretty clear from the pictures above and below, based on our long cultural experience of what it means to be a beautiful, wealthy woman, that Nikki Haley did not have any sort of affairs with either of these two men.
But women in politics seem to be fair game for all sorts of personal aspersions that would get one punched in the face or laughed out of town if aimed at a man.