Are politicians family members off limits?

unfortunately, the “holistic” approach quickly gets dumped the moment it becomes apparent that a large chunk of a politician’s life is in less than good order. The second one of the kids is arrested for DUI or possession of a controlled substance, or the spouse (or the politician themselves) is found in an act of sexual improvisation outside wedlock, then the “holistic” approach is abandoned in favor of the “compartmental” one: a politician’s personal life