eliot spitzer prostitution
The usual gang of idiots over at MAD Magazine have once again set their sights on the dumbest things of the year. 2013 had quite a few dumb things take place in it and, as ever, MAD took aim at political absurdities.
Until female politicians are engaged in scandal to the same extent as men and treated equally when their indignities are revealed, we cannot claim to have achieved parity in politics.
Is it worrisome that our federal government is paralyzed in partisan deadlock? Have we so little expectation of officeholders that we view politics as simply a sideshow; and if we vote at all, do we pull the lever based on nothing more than name recognition?
There might be more at stake in the race for comptroller of New York City than the future of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer. This could be a final referendum on the sex scandal as we know it, and a reboot on the level of intrusion into the private lives of public servants.
New Yorkers shouldn't sideline Spitzer.They (actually "We;" I'm a New York City voter) should give Spitzer a second chance at wielding power but keep him in harness.
During an appearance on "Morning Joe" on the morning of July 9, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer appeared to tear up when discussing the "pain" he has endured since his prostitution scandal in 2008.