...But a source in Spitzer's office said "a lot of what is alleged in the DOI report cannot be proven," which is why Spitzer accepted pleas that didn't include time behind bars.Of course, there's also the possibility that this is because Spitzer is a Democrat or that they thought pursuing this matter would run afoul of local power brokers.
"We believe this is an appropriate punishment for the facts of our criminal case," said Juanita Scarlett, Spitzer's spokeswoman...
"Any agreements that my office has entered into we obviously think are appropriate," [Attorney General Eliot Spitzer], the gubernatorial front-runner, said at the Columbus Day Parade on Fifth Avenue, "given all the various considerations and factors that you weigh: age, magnitude [of the crime] and then other factors."In addition to questioning whether something else was involved in his decision, I have another question: why is "Spitz" celebrating Oppressor Day when he should instead be honoring Indigenous Persons Day?
Posted in Meta at October 6, 2006 07:44 AM
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