… and just keep still and resign.
"Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who gained national prominence relentlessly pursuing Wall Street wrongdoing, has been caught on a federal wiretap arranging to meet with a high-priced prostitute at a Washington hotel last month, according to a law enforcement official and a person briefed on the investigation….
"Mr. Spitzer, a first term Democrat, today made a brief public appearance during which he apologized for his behavior, and described it as a “private matter.” He did not address his political future."
It’s not a private matter, unless hiring a prostitute has suddenly become legal in New York state … especially when you’re the governor, and especially when you’ve prosecuted such cases yourself while publicly expressing your moral indignation.
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