Tag: Eliot Spitzer

Welcome to New Venezuela

If the New York Sun closes shop soon, as has been rumored for the past month, we will be worse off without its no-bull headlines such as the one atop this morning’s edition. Although I vehemently disagree with the Sun’s warmongering,…

Blown Up by His Own Fart?

With so many politicians getting hoisted by their own petards lately — Spitzer by prostitution and money-laundering investigations, McCain by campaign finance technicalities, etc. — it got me to thinking about just what the heck is a petard anyway. I…

Keep Your Pimp Hand Strong, Eliot

As we watch Eliot Spitzer skulk off into the sunset, we bid him a not so fond farewell and prepare to turn a new page. Monday (or sooner), we’ll turn our attention to incoming governor David Paterson. But before we…

Love Client Number 9

Hilarious!

Crime Scene Tape Around Eliot Spitzer’s Pants

A few random morning-after thoughts on the Spitzer scandal: As hinted at in yesterday’s post, I bought champagne for everyone at last night’s Manhattan Libertarian Party meeting to celebrate the downfall of The Sherriff of Wall Street. Really cheap champagne.…