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Poll: Cheating Politicians Upset 61%

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain delivers an announcement Saturday at a campaign event in Atlanta. "I am suspending my presidential campaign because of the continued distractions and the continued hurt caused on me and my family," Cain told supporters gathered at what was to have become his national campaign headquarters. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

With Herman Cain suspending his campaign, the issue of candidates and infidelity has once again come to the forefront., the web’s largest opinion-based community, today revealed the results of a poll showing that 61 percent of respondents do care if a candidate has cheated on their spouse, while 39 percent could “shrug it off.”   The poll also showed that engaged and married voters were far less trusting of cheating candidates than respondents that are single.  In addition, the poll indicates that men are more forgiving than women regarding candidates and infidelity/Glenn Mandel, Escalate Communications. More here from

Question: Does it matter to you whether a political candidate has cheated on his wife?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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