Eliot Spitzer, Public Moralist

Eliot Spitzer was the king of the humiliating arrest, frog-marching businessmen gone awry out of their offices in cuffs and manacles. His version of morality was legalistic, loud, populist and public. Apparently driven by an uncontrollable urge to humble the proud, his unstinting class warfare against corporations has done much to drive businesses out of New York City.

Now we know something about what drove him. He seems to have transported a high priced call girl across state lines (from New York to Washington DC) to spend a night with him at a cost of $4,000. This is a federal crime because it crossed state lines. One could hardly imagine a standing Democratic Governor would ever be indicted in New York, or that a high ranking Democrat would be indicted in Washington DC. There is a chance he will be indicted for this crime. There are reports he will resign. I believe his political stunts have been toxic to New York’s business community, and New York would be nothing without big business, so I’m glad to see him go.

Public moralist, private … what?

See: memeorandum, PoliPundit, Wake up America,


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3 thoughts on “Eliot Spitzer, Public Moralist

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  2. Unfortunately, most of the repukians in NY are not much better. That is why we actually have a Conservative Party! (I am from NY, even though I live in California now.) NY needs a total scrub down, then a scrub up. Throw all of the bums out. Then maybe we will see some businesses moving back. Oh, btw, that’s why I left. I couldn’t get a job. Go figure…and that was in the 80’s!

  3. .
    Spitzer’s garbage and a megalomaniac, he’s been bad news for years.
    It’s amazing that he got over 65% of the vote for Governor.
    absurd thought –
    God of the Universe loves
    abusive prosecutors

    wasting money on weak cases
    then blackmailing defendants

    absurd thought –
    God of the Universe says
    sabotage your career

    give America a gift
    leave politics forever

    absurd thought –
    God of the Universe says
    never believe in karma

    what goes around never comes
    back around to bite your butt





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