- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned after impeachment hearings investigating his alleged sex scandal began
- Kara Alaimo: His fall from grace is unsurprising considering politicians are predisposed to have more affairs than others
Kara Alaimo, an assistant professor of public relations at Hofstra University, is the author of "Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication." She was spokeswoman for international affairs in the Treasury Department during the Obama administration. Follow her on Twitter @karaalaimo. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)Add Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley to the list of politicians whose careers cratered after allegations of infidelity. His alleged affair raises the question: Do politicians cheat more than the rest of us?