What in the world were they thinking? Let’s countdown the six biggest sex scandals that rocked the political landscape in 2011.

6. Rep. Christopher Lee, aka The Craigslist Cupid. Former Rep. Christopher Lee, R-N.Y., was on the prowl for a pretty brown sister on Craigslist. Posing as a divorced lobbyist, the buff Republican sent his interest a topless photo. She recognized the very married congressman and told the world. He resigned: “I have made profound mistakes and I promise to work as hard as I can to seek their forgiveness,” he said.

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