NY1, a television station in New York City, reports that the floor of the New York Stock Exchange erupted in cheers when the news broke. Spitzer made his reputation in part by actively going after elements within the financial sector during his time as New York's attorney general.2) According to Newsbusters, on the Monday evening network news, only CBS verbally identified Spitzer's political party--in contrast to the the nets' treatment of the Senator Larry Craig "wide stance" scandal.
3) A friend of a friend was Spitzer's roommate at Princeton. The former roomie said he was "stunned," and added: "There are no Hallmark cards for this . . ."
For his mid-February Washington hearings, Eliot Spitzer's booked Room 871 of the Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Ave.:
source: Page Six
NY Mag says "the domain www.room871.com has already been purchased."
Kristen (Kristen Leigh Thomas perhaps), the Emperor's Club "escort" who joined NY's Gov. in Room 871, was interviewed in New York Magazine just days before her tryst with New York's Democratic Governor became public:
Kristen, the prostitute, has just serviced a john. Rachelle, her boss, has asked her if he was "difficult," because, she says, this guy has asked for strange things in the past.Want more? How 'bout the rate-card from the now-taken-down Emperor's Club website or picture ads for other Emperor escorts.
Kristen: "I don't think he's difficult. I mean it's just kind of like, whatever, I'm here for a purpose. I know what my purpose is. I am not a … moron, you know what I mean. So maybe that's why girls think they're difficult. That's what it is, because you're here for a purpose. Let's not get it twisted. I know what I do, you know.
Rachelle: "You look at it uniquely, because no one ever sees it that way."
Kristen: "I have a way of dealing with that. I'd be like, listen dude, you really want the sex? You know what I mean?"
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source: JunkYardBlog, via Michelle Malkin