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Offline Shelby2

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Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« on: March 10, 2008, 03:02:27 PM »
breaking news! 

ALBANY - Gov. Eliot Spitzer has informed his most senior administration officials that he had been involved in a prostitution ring, an administration official said this morning.

Mr. Spitzer, who was huddled with his top aides inside his Fifth Avenue apartment early this afternoon, had hours earlier abruptly canceled his scheduled public events for the day. He had scheduled an announcement for 2:15 this afternoon after inquiries from the Times. But his appearance was delayed by at least 45 minutes.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/10/nyregion/10cnd-spitzer.html?hp

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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2008, 04:49:18 PM »
One word: Schadenfreude!
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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2008, 09:39:53 PM »
I'm sure that Gov. Spitzer has made many enemies along the way that helped to get him busted as Client #9.  I couldn't help but feel sorry for his wife standing with him by the podium during his press conference.  I can't even begin to imagine what his children must be thinking.  There are so many legal issues that come into play here in addition to the involvement with prostitution.  If the allegations are indeed true, I think he should consider resigning.
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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2008, 11:00:15 PM »
His wife and children are really a small part of his problems. He might be charged with aiding a money laundering scheme. Those were the Feds who made this incidental finding about "client 9" who preferred to pay in cash only!

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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2008, 11:07:06 PM »
I had heard a rumor about his umm... hobby... about a year ago and wondered how something like that wouldn't come out... guess that settles that.


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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2008, 08:31:44 AM »
Since Spitzer has been identified as "Client #9", I'm surprised I haven't yet heard a parody song to the tune of "Mambo #5":

A little bit of Monica in my life
A little bit of Erica by my side
A little bit of Rita's all I need
A little bit of Tina's what I see
A little bit of Sandra in the sun
A little bit of Mary all night long
A little bit of Jessica here I am
A little bit of you makes me your man

Client Number 9!
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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2008, 12:34:59 PM »
John, I can't recall the name of the song right now, but didn't the Beatles have a song with a chorus saying:

#9, #9, #9.......
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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2008, 01:14:49 PM »
John, I can't recall the name of the song right now, but didn't the Beatles have a song with a chorus saying:

#9, #9, #9.......


Yes, that would be 'Revolution #9', although more of an 'experimental recording' than an actual song, in my opinion.  I understand someone did a Spitzer parody to "Love Potion #9".
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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2008, 04:06:07 PM »
He's so screwed... pun intended! 
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Re: Gov. Spitzer involved in prostitution ring
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