Spitzer’s Redemption Strategy
by Lloyd Grove
Eliot Spitzer is making fresh noises about running against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in New York. Lloyd Grove on how Client 9’s Colbert Report appearance was a big step in his return from political purgatory.
For a guy who insists he’s not plotting a comeback, Eliot Spitzer sure looks like he’s ready to run for something.
The 50-year-old former governor of New York, who quit in March 2008 after a federal investigation of a prostitution ring caught him patronizing the high-priced talent, has been working hard to repair his shattered image-this week making two back-to-back appearances in which he confronted his scandalous past head-on.