The problem seems to be that of stereotyping. The stereotyped image - not helped by sites like UniLAD - of a male university student is of a hard drinking, banter mad, sexist frat boy. The stereotype of sports' team members was even worse
Some pundits are claiming Herman Cain's infant political career is over. But it's not because of his lack of experience or even his singing at a press conference. Instead because years-ago he may have said some politically incorrect things to women, which today count as sexual harassment.