by Max Brantley
Talking Points Memo declares the top 16 sex scandals of the decade in a slide show that provides a quick, useful look at how some previous indiscretions have played out. TPM still likes for his No. 1 Mark Sanford, the South Carolina Republican governor whose Appalachian Trail hike to Argentina didn't drive him from office. His dalliance dripped with hypocrisy for his outspoken call for ouster of previous political sex offenders.