Southern Methodist RB Craig James is gang-tackled by nine Texas defenders during a 1982 Mustangs-Longhorns game. James is currently running for a spot in the Texas Republican Senate, but is in last place in the latest projections. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)
"The drunken spanking incident happened last June at an El Paso bar. In the grainy footage, O’Rourke is seen dancing, falling on his back, and then being spanked by a female companion. Although O’Rourke was undoubtedly spanked, it’s not clear whether he was intoxicated. In any event, I’m fairly certain this is the first-ever attack ad to feature the phrase “he was recently videoed publicly intoxicated being spanked."