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“Ho We Go Again!” headlined the New York Post.

That was in response to the announcement by former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer that he is a candidate for New York City comptroller.

This is the very same Spitzer who in 2008 resigned as governor after it became known that he frequented prostitutes.

But candidate Spitzer has gone on a round of TV and radio appearances to announce:

“It’s now five years later. I hope they [voters] look back at what I did as attorney general, as governor, as a prosecutor and say, ‘Hey, this guy was ahead of the curve on Wall Street issues.’ I want to do to that office what I did to the attorney general’s office, re-envision it, re-imagine it.”

But, right along with this Spitzer rerun declaration comes Kristen Davis – to run against him for the office of New York City comptroller.

Davis is a statuesque, platinum blonde – who once supplied escort girls to Spitzer. She declared her candidacy on June 10 and made the following statement:

“Eliot Spitzer broke state and federal laws in his use of prostitutes and paid no penalty; I broke the law and paid my debt to society. There cannot be two standards of justice, one for the average citizen and another for the political and social elite.”

In 2012, this whore-mongress won the endorsement for mayor of New York – by Libertarians.

“I’ve been waiting for my day to face him for five years,” she reportedly told the New York Daily News. “I sat … in Rikers Island (prison); I came out penniless and nothing happened to him. The hypocrisy there is huge.”

The New York Times reported, “Standing on the searing sidewalks of Union Square for over an hour, with sweat dripping down his face onto a pinstriped suit, Mr. Spitzer maintained a stoic smile as he endured loud hecklers and received unsolicited compliments.

“An older woman in a straw hat leaned in to the giant scrum forming around Mr. Spitzer and declared: ‘His wife and his daughters understand. Why shouldn’t we?’ A few feet away, a man in a blue polo shirt castigated Mr. Spitzer, ‘You slept with hookers, and you lied and cheated on your family.’”

Times columnist Frank Bruni noted of resigned-from-Congress-in-scandal Anthony Weiner, another sexual playboy:

“Eliot Spitzer doesn’t have a quarter of the gall that Anthony Weiner does. … Weiner hadn’t been gone from Congress for two years when he announced his candidacy for mayor of the city, a job exponentially more influential than the one that he’d never done especially well in the first place. He’s angling for a gigantic promotion. In the narrative he’s constructed, his mortification has made him a new man, so we’re supposed to give him an extra measure of our trust and hand him the reins of the most important and most complicated city in the country. I know we like our mayors brash, but we needn’t accept delusional in the bargain.

“In one recent poll he emerged as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, and that, coupled with Mark Sanford’s return to Congress from South Carolina, has prompted much commentary about the possibility that voters today are willing to look beyond sexual indiscretions.

“But voters have long done so. A sex scandal didn’t topple Barney Frank back in the 1980s, Bill Clinton in the 1990s or David Vitter, the senator from Louisiana, who had his own prostitute problems in 2007. And Sanford, a Republican in a vividly red state, had a significant built-in advantage over his Democratic opponent. He benefited less from forgiveness than from partisanship.”

But the Times also quoted Christine Quinn, city council speaker and a Democratic candidate for mayor:

“For me, the question with both Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer is what have they been doing to earn their second chance? I have seen little that would redeem themselves from their selfish behavior.”

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