Sex and power are no strangers.
History is littered with tales of the powerful and privileged felled by sex scandals.
But make no mistake.
If ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is found guilty as charged of attempting to rape a hotel maid in New York City, he would be in a league virtually of his own.
Image: Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, is lead from a police station on Sunday, May 15 in New York.