Greg Sargent

Hero or Hack?

When considering Spitzer, two lines of questioning present themselves. First, to what extent is he driven by vanity–by an awareness of his image as a square-jawed crusader playing for keeps on a giant stage, an Eliot Ness-like figure who avenges the small investor by fearlessly taking on Wall Street fat cats, who heretofore existed beyond… Read more »

Hired Hand

She was unimpressed. “I’m sending this to my lawyer,” she told him. “I think she’s putting it in the ‘if we get divorced’ file,” Sheekey muses. “It’s definitely going to be an exhibit for the prosecution.” Sheekey’s wife, you see, is a committed Democrat. But she isn’t the only one who wonders why her husband… Read more »