What is it that makes some men think that if a woman accepts their Facebook friend request, she's ready for Sexy time, Borat-style? Terminal optimism? An embrace of the precious moment? Does playing Whack-a-Mole with female sexuality allow some men to achieve the Power of Now?
Before dismissing a man who made a mistake five years ago, women should look at the total record and the whole person before deciding if Eliot Spitzer is a candidate worth supporting.
Regret means saying to someone you hurt or injured, "Okay, I get it. I'm sorry, I did wrong. I'll go get treatment. It won't happen again. Can we just move on?"
For years such conduct was kept out of the media by mutual consent. Now, as in the case of Weiner, it is flaunted as a courageous episode of revelation and self-confession, complete with abject apologies.
Where there's a great risk, the level of excitement and thrill is heightened and there's an effort to push the envelope further and further. The greater the risk the greater the thrill.
We are vulnerable to these because we are alive. This is why we can relate to Eliot Spitzer even as we hope -- and trust -- he will apply all this passion of his to the sexiest of professions: politics and the power for good it brings.
Sanford is back in office, Clinton is a respected elder statesman, and both Weiner and Spitzer have pulled a Stella and gotten their New York groove back. Has the "permanently ruinous political sex scandal" gone the way of the dodo bird?
If the qualifications for high position in New York municipal government are a history of sexual peccadillos then why not elect someone with some rea...
If I were you, I wouldn't think too much about PRISM. You're more likely to get found out by your wife, your husband, your boss, your friends, or your community than you will from the NSA, the FBI, or anyone with Top Secret clearance -- with a caveat.
I don't know the rules of your marriage, and you don't know the rules of mine. Marriage is the quintessence of what we mean by private affairs. They are not public. Why do Huma Abedin and Silda Wall Spitzer tolerate their husbands?
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?
An affair brings a deluge of negative consequences resulting in many negative emotions. Being involved in an affair my have its immediate "rewards," but for many people, it's a bummer.
The media is abuzz over the strong showings of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer in the polls. It seems more probable than possible that come November...
New York City's Chief Financial Officer, or the Comptroller, is arguably the second most important elected office in city government, and he will likely become even more important and powerful in 2014.
As America's children grow up and enter into the health insurance marketplace on their own, they will be the first generation who simply will not understand what the terms 'pre-existing condition' and 'lifetime cap' mean.
"Are there more prostitutes involved?" I asked. Spitzer: "No, no, and..." I cut him off and followed up with, "Only one?" That was the only time he seemed to be caught off guard.