You become a respected elder Statesman ...
The punishment for stomping on an American Flag ( Lil Wayne} while spewing hate filled lyrics during a Hip Hop performance...
Aw.. he really didn't mean it...
The punishment for sitting in a Church where your Pastor shouts out from the pulpit, "God Damn America??"
You become President of the United States!!!!!
The punishment for showing your puny chest and gherkin-size penis on a Congressional Web Site???
You get to run for Mayor of New York!!!!!
And, the punishment for cavorting with prostitutes on a taxpayer-funded trip while Governor of New York (Eliot Spitzer),
You wind up as a political analyst on CNN!!!!
BUT. The punishment for Celebrity Chef, Paula Deen, who admitted using the dreaded "N" word in private conversations years ago.
Are we nuts???