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From murder to mob ties: Three NY politicians who survived scandal to make unlikely comebacks

Disgraced former New York politicians Eliot Spitzer, left, and Anthony Weiner are looking to make their comebacks. Spitzer, the former governor, is now running for the office of New York City comptroller while the former U.S. congressman…  …

MSNBC host asks Eliot Spitzer: Should prostitution be legal?

Eliot Spitzer thinks he can regain the public’s trust. Just don’t ask him about legalizing prostitution. During an appearance on MSBNC to promote his campaign for New York City’s comptroller’s office, host Michael Smerconish asked Spitzer if prostitution should be legalized. “I’m not the right person [to ask],” Spitzer responded.…

Former Gov. Spitzer could face ‘Manhattan Madam’ in NYC comptroller election

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) could encounter at least one familiar face if he campaigns for New York City’s comptroller’s office — the woman who set him up with escorts, precipitating his resignation from office in 2008. Spitzer, who announced his candidacy Sunday night, told WCBS-TV Monday morning…

Matt Taibbi blasts the JOBS Act: It almost boggles the mind

Matt Taibbi of the Rolling Stone on Monday slammed the loosening of regulations under the JOBS Act. “They’ve gone so far, it almost boggles the mind,” he told Viewpoint host Eliot Spitzer. The bill was aimed at making it easier for small business’s to raise capital. But critics warned the…

What Eliot Spitzer’s new Current TV show really needs to do to get ratings

Do you remember watching disgraced former governor Eliot Spitzer’s TV show on CNN? It’s okay, almost no one does, because it was almost universally terrible — and when they dumped his co-host, Kathleen Parker, it went from terrible to unwatchable. But despite his terrible track record and lack of personal…

Eliot Spitzer: Gingrich’s campaign ‘an act of self-indulgence’

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer blasted Newt Gingrich on Monday for boasting about his chances to win the Florida primary, despite being 14 points behind Mitt Romney. “This is becoming an act of self-indulgence, an act of complete self-centered maniacal behavior by Newt Gingrich,” he said on Current TV’s…

Please, for the love of god, will someone get what’s wrong with Eliot Spitzer?

Eliot Spitzer’s trying to make a comeback. Many dudes are on board. Others say, “Lay off the man, he was just horny“. Women, who spend much of their lives trying to tease out “just horny” from “woman-hating freakazoid” (which are sadly conflated in our culture) for their own safety, are…

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