(Sex) Scandal

How can it be, in this ostensibly enlightened age, when men and women live and work as peers and are schooled regularly in what conduct is acceptable and what is actionable, that anyone with so little judgment, so little honor, could rise to such heights?

We know that powerful men can be powerfully reckless, particularly when, like DSK, they stand at the brink of their grandest achievement. They tend to be risk takers or at least assess risk differently — as do narcissists who come to believe that ordinary rules don’t apply.

Both quotes were written by Nancy Gibbs in TIME (30/5/2011) on sex scandals involving Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Khan.
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