Judith Lautner (judith) wrote,
Judith Lautner

Eliot, Eliot

I first learned what Eliot Spitzer was like when I was in the dentist's chair listening to a New Yorker podcast featuring Nick Paumgarten, who has written extensively of Spitzer in the magazine. He sketched a man who believed that if he did the right thing people would eventually get it, regardless of the pressure to do otherwise, even by those same people. He believes in logic, in solid reasoning, in facts. I knew right then I liked him.

He was a crusader, yes, but not about sex. I am saddened that he went for prostitutes but I don't find it hypocritical.

I see that one of HuffPost's writers feels similarly:

Chris Kelly says come back, Eliot Spitzer.

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