Spin Control: A Scandal Survival Guide

A high-profile madam (you know the one) has your number. What do you do?
By Heather McPherson,  Newser User
Posted Aug 13, 2007 12:57 PM CDT
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(Newser) – You thought you were safe by confining your philandering to professionals, but now the cat's out of the bag. Portfolio offers tips for controlling the damage:

  1. Tell your spouse
  2. If you know you'll be ratted out, fess up first
  3. Go directly to the press
  4. Act quickly, then move on

  1. Steer clear of religious leaders
  2. Ix-nay on the etails-day
  3. Limit your media appearances
  4. Don't use rehab as a publicity stunt
  5. Move past it
  6. Don't repeat your mistake—the public forgives only so much