Quick Hit: Just how bad is the scandal?

Ever wonder what's going to happen to Maxine Waters or Charlie Rangel?  And why did Elliot Spitzer's fondness for prostitutes trigger his resignation while David Vitter kept his post? The good folks at Slate.com have got you covered with their political scandal flowchart.

Please.  Take a lesson from Duke Cunningham, who learned it the hard way: if you're going to take bribes, don't take 19th century antiques.*

*Please note that Rule22 in no way advocates bribery with 19th century antiques.  18th century antiques on the other hand?  Perhaps...