Politicians like to have a war chest when they go to the elections, to pay for all the advertising they do.

What is a pollie doesn't have one?

Well, another sort of chest will do if you are a woman.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/04/15/menorcan_polititian/
Menorcan politician flashes substantial chesticles
'Two great arguments' back would-be mayor's election bid

http://www.menorcadiario.net/menorca/ciutadella/9391-em-eu-denuncia-ante-el-institut-de-la-dona-un-cartel-del-partit-democratic-de-ciutadella-por-qsexistaq

For those who waver, there is always the good old fall-back position of tying people up talking about crime and punishment.