We couldn’t have said it better!
With Anthony Weiner already running for mayor of New York City, you might be thinking that Big Apple politics couldn’t possibly get any classier. But think again:
EXCLUSIVE: Spitzer is running for NYC comptroller, he tells me, in surprise return to politics. Starts petitioning tomorrow. Story coming.
— Michael Barbaro (@mikiebarb) July 8, 2013
Spitzer resigned as New York’s governor in 2008 after a prostitution scandal, and now it appears that Client Number Nine’s comeback has begun with a new Twitter account.
But wait, it gets better:
So Eliot Spitzer is now running for NYC Comptroller. And get this: he's running against the madam who provided his hookers. #CannotMakeItUp
— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) July 8, 2013
— Jeffrey Alan Johnson (@the_other_jeff) July 8, 2013
But the debate should … be … awesome!
Behold the power of Spitzer:
— Kayla Epstein (@KaylaEpstein) July 8, 2013
Jeff Greenfield and Jonah Goldberg point out who benefits the most from the current New York City political scene:
Spitzer running for Comptroller, Weiner may be next Mayor; the head of every NY Post headline writer spontaneously explodes.
— Jeff Greenfield (@greenfield64) July 8, 2013
"Because there is a God" — @nypost on news Spitzer enters race.
— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) July 8, 2013