Outside of the simply outrageous violation of personal privacy (as well as privacies covered by the Constitution) the amount of time and energy being spent worry about, studying, and publicly discussing the genitals, sexual practices, sexual assaults and sexual preferences of other people is in mind bogglingly poor taste.
I vacillate between a conviction that the prurient focus is designed as smoke-and-mirrors to keep everyone's attention away from the bigger issues (the economy, jobs, healthcare, education...) and that perhaps these folks just need to get some "relief" so they can think about something else!
Honestly, 16 year old boys spend less time perseverating on the possible sexual practices of strangers than some of our "honorable" representatives in Washington and candidates for same.
American Media: the correct response to a male politician expressing his "opinions" on anything of a gynecological nature is "EWWWWW". Followed by "no, seriously". Especially if his authority comes from anything outside of a Gynecologist. In 2012.
This election cycle has been the creepiest I have ever witnessed, and I lived through Watergate.
People, when you can creep out a nurse, who lives on the internet, and who remembers Richard Nixon....