A knocked-up 17-year-old is, at the very most, a slight embarassment.
A convicted felon running a city is a scandal.
The 17-year-old is the daughter of the Republican nominee for Vice President of the United States.
The convicted felon/mayor is the son of the head of the Democratic Black Congressional Caucus and a leading supporter of Barack Obama.
Which story did you hear the most about last week?