Eliot Spitzer

ELIOT SPITZER….The New York Times reports that Eliot Spitzer has been “linked” to an upscale prostitution ring. Spitzer is on CNN right now fessing up to behavior that “violates my obligations to my family” and says he now needs to take some time to regain his family’s trust. He took no questions from the gathered reporters.

As with David Vitter and Larry Craig, my official position is: who cares. This stuff shouldn’t be illegal in the first place and I don’t care what these guys do in their private time. Needless to say, though, this is not a majority opinion, and the fact that Spitzer has busted prostitution rings in his previous career brings the usual hypocrisy charges into play too. I’d put his survival odds at less than 10%.

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