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John Edwards might have fallen farther and more quickly than any other political figure on this list. But he totally deserves all the shame and scorn that have been heaped upon him since his affair with Rielle Hunter became public so many years ago. I mean, the dude's wife was fighting cancer. Have a little class, John Edwards! Just a little. But whatever, it happened. And how did it start? Well, with one of the lamest pick-up lines of all time. It wasn't actually said by Edwards. It was said by Hunter. But still. She told him, "You're so hot." That's all it took. Which, pathetic. Those two totally deserved each other.