When a prominent figure is charged with a crime, as with Sen. Norm McAllister being accused of sexual assault and trafficking, it might turn out to be a well-concealed aspect of his personality. Everybody has secrets, and some do a really good job of compartmentalizing.
On the other hand, maybe the dam bursts and you start hearing stories. Like this, from former State Rep. Rachel Weston:
Is this the first of many “Norm the perv” stories to be told? If so, I have to say the Senate did an awful job of policing members’ behavior. Need any more reason to set up an ethics panel, Mr. Campbell?