MR. ANSWER MAN….Stephen Bainbridge asks:

Why do disgraced politicians and celebrities always go into rehab when they get caught?


Because the press can’t harass them there.

Come on. Give me a hard one.

(Yes, yes, an “addiction” of some sort is also a handy excuse for misbehavior. But I’ll bet the main reason is to stay away from the slavering media hordes for a few weeks until everything has died down.)