The head of the center was quick to attempt to defuse the irony:
“He’s not speaking about ethics. He’s here to talk about a research project we’re launching on institutional corruption,” said Lawrence Lessig, director of Harvard’s Safra Foundation Center for Ethics. Spitzer “may be the most influential living prosecutor on these issues, so adding his perspective seems valuable.”
Okay, but still: You’re making this much too easy for bloggers and reporters.