Another T.K.O. for Ego.

If you want to know how these things happen, the story of Herman and Ginger is the most common. The man has the opportunity and the means. The woman is bored and takes the offer. From there it’s pretty ordinary.

Well, except for the part where the man decides to go on a book tour that turns into a political farce in a year that has every Republican except the dog catcher taking his or her turn in the spotlight.

From Fox 5 News:

“He made it very intriguing,” White told FOX 5. “It was fun. It was something that took me away from my humdrum life at the time. And it was exciting.”

She says he gave her his newly-published book, Leadership is Common Sense, and he wrote: “Miss G, you have already made a ‘big difference!’ Stay focused as you pursue your next destination.”

She says during the next 13 years, he would fly her to cities where he was speaking and he lavished her with gifts. She says they often stayed at the Ritz Carlton in Buckhead and dined at The Four Seasons restaurant. She says he never harassed her, never treated her poorly, and was the same man you see on the campaign trail.

“Very much the same, very much confident, very much sure of himself,” White said, describing Cain. “Very arrogant in a playful sometimes way. Very, ah — Herman Cain loves Herman Cain.”

Yep, that’s the bottom line for most male adulterers. They love themselves and indulge their every whim, thinking of no one else.

From the start of the accusations I never had one doubt about Herman Cain. The first woman with Gloria Allred was not only credible, but Herman Cain’s rolling response was just too predictable.

There’s also the reality that where there is one there is usually another. Then another. Then another.

Sitting on the sidelines is the pitiful Mrs. Cain, another woman who didn’t want to know the man she was married to and thought religion made Herman righteous.

If Herman has any decency he’d— Never mind.

Moral of this story is simple. If you let your ego control your life it will eventually take you out.