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Eliot Spitzer Resignation

Power, Bad Behavior and Who We Are

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Mark Rubinstein

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?

Spitzer: Prostitution Is Exploitative But I Could Not Control My Urges

Posted 07.10.2013 | New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (D), who was forced to resign from office in 2008 over a prostitution scandal but now plans to run for city com...

How Spitzer's Fall Showed He Deserves a Second Chance

Jim Sleeper | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

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.

Client Number Nine, Spitzer, and Second Chances

Oghene Oyiborhoro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Oghene Oyiborhoro

Spitzer's wasting of taxpayer money and time while canoodling with prostitutes as "Client number nine" was reprehensible. However, America has an unspoken rule on forgiveness.

Eliot Spitzer Sells Murray Hill Garage For $10 Million

The New York Observer | Dana Rubinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For all the talk of a return to politics, former Governor Eliot Spitzer remains ensconced in his family's muscular real estate business. Last week, M...

Eliot Spitzer Kept On Black Stocking Socks During Prostitute Romps, Feds Told

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Daily News reports that a controversial political strategist alerted federal authorities to Eliot Spitzer's dalliances with prostitutes, ...

NY Post: Spitzer Eyeing Comeback Run

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has been privately talking with friends about a possible comeback, and is considering a run for statewide office n...

Eliot Spitzer In Therapy For Possible Sex Addiction: NY Post

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has gone into therapy in the wake of the hooker scandal that swept him out of office, a Spitzer insider told The Post yester...

Eliot Spitzer's Alleged Perversions Detailed By Ex-Madam: "He Likes To Watch Couples"

NY Post | CHRISTINA NASCIMENTO, LUIZ C. RIBEIRO, CHUCK BENNETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former law-and-order Gov. Eliot Spitzer took surveillance to a whole new level when he indulged in watching couples getting it on, a Brazilian madam s...

Eliot Spitzer Campaign Funds Investigated By Feds

NY Times | DANNY HAKIM and DON VAN NATTA Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times reports that the FBI is investigating whether former Gov. Spitzer spent campaign money to fund his extramarital trysts: Prosecutor...

Report: New NY Governor Admits Affair

AP | VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — Just hours after he received a standing ovation from lawmakers chanting his name, New York's newly sworn governor was answering q...

"Spitzer! The Musical": A Scandal That Toppled A Governor, In Verse

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN Admits: We Shouldn't Have Used Alleged Stripper Biter As Spitzer Commentator

AP | David Bauder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — CNN said it shouldn't have used a former U.S. attorney who quit his job after allegedly biting a stripper as an analyst about New Yor...

Prostitution: A User's Manual

Huffington Post Living | Anya Strzemien and Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In light of Eliot Spitzer's recent announcement that he was involved in a prostitution ring, the HuffPost Living editors have put together this handy-...

Report: Spitzer Has Used Hookers For 6 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Report: Spitzer Has Used Hookers For 6 Years: The New York Post reported Tuesday that Gov. Eliot Spitzer's history with prostitutes might go back furt...

Eliot Spitzer Thought Process Flowchart

236.com | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What's the public and media to do after Gov. Eliot Spitzer was caught up in a sex and prostitution scandal? Pass around Spitzer jokes and make copious...

Eliot Spitzer: Dickipedia

236.com | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eliot Laurence Spitzer (born June 10, 1959) is a former New York State Attorney General, the current Governor of New York, a self-professed "steamroll...

Why Do Men Cheat?

Newsweek | Mary Carmichael | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Since time immemorial, men have cheated. They cheat on beautiful women, they cheat on smart women, they just plain, old cheat. And yes, women cheat t...

Traders Stop To Watch Spitzer Fall On His Sword

Reuters | Mark McSherry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Trading desks across the United States stopped on Wednesday to watch the resignation speech of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, fascinated by the downfall...

Incoming Governor David Paterson Asked: Have You Slept With Prostitutes?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From the New York Daily News: The Capitol Red Room is jam-packed with reporters, lobbyists, and state staffers for LG David Paterson's first press c...

Feds Investigating If Spitzer Used Campaign Funds With Prostitutes

New York Times | DANNY HAKIM and DON VAN NATTA Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Gov. Eliot Spitzer used campaign funds in connection with his meetings with prostitutes, including payme...

Where's Eliot Spitzer?

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It has been about a month since the Spitzer-sexapalooza hit. Where's the ex-Governor now? The New York Times has the latest: Given that Mr. Spitzer ...

It's Hot, It's Accurate, It's Eliot Spitzer Erotic Fiction

236.com | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This weekend saw even more people coming out of the woodwork to offer up details on former Governor Spitzer's red-light appetites. A Brazilian madam w...

Eliot Spitzer: Why?

Mona Ackerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mona Ackerman

Q: Very simple: Eliot Spitzer? A: Now, what knowledge could I impart that, to the discredit of my profession, has not already been imparted by ever...

David Paterson: Who Is He?

236.com | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York governor Eliot Spitzer has finally resigned because he put his peepee in some hos, and the state's Lieutenant Governor, David A. Paterson, is...