Barely a week seems to go by without another powerful man accused of sexual harassment and indecent assault. Today, The Age has reported fresh allegations against Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, who's currently embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal being investigated by the Melbourne City Council. It's become a familiar story, a well-established pattern, following the revelations last year about Fox News' Roger Ailes and Bill O'Reilly, producer Harvey Weinstein and others. But one thing that doesn't always follow the same pattern is how the accused men react.

Robert Doyle -- the spinner