How did Tila Tequila and Meghan McCain -- a racy, bisexual reality star and a former presidential candidate's daughter, respectively -- become the best of friends as of late, having lunches and dinners and joking back and forth with one another on their respective blogs and Twitters.

So what's the deal? Is it so unlikely that the Ivy League educated, socially liberal, politically conservative author and media personality McCain would be pals with a woman most famous for starring in a reality show where straight men and lesbians competed for her affections? And could the two actually be dating? Our experts weigh in on what each woman stands to gain and to lose from this odd pairing.