There are several aspects to this Eliot Spitzer affair that cause me extreme disquiet. The part about high priced hookers in the Mayfair Hotel in Washington, D.C. bothers me not at all.
I am certain that it bothers New York Governor Eliot Spitzer’s wife, but, really, should we go into WHY Gov. Spitzer spent the money? (Do we know that she didn’t tell him, at some point, “I can’t have sex for [medical reason], but I don’t want you to do without. But please, with a clean, high class call girl”? Do we? More importantly, SHOULD we? And, if not, are we in a position to make a judgment that isn’t, fundamentally, cruel and all schadenfreudey?) Continue reading