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Redbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-10-08 02:00 PM
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69. He was receiving money?
From what I saw he was just a client
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  -This has got to be said. The joy of someObama fans at the problems of Gov. Spitzer saracat  Mar-10-08 01:40 PM   #0 
  - Sorrowed?  redqueen   Mar-10-08 01:42 PM   #1 
  - Who said anything about crooked? n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Mar-10-08 01:43 PM   #2 
  - The guy had his hand in the high-end call girl cookie jar.  redqueen   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #15 
     - If that's it, honestly, except for the crime family connection, I don't care n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Mar-10-08 01:52 PM   #44 
     - I guess we're supposed to rally around him??? WTF?  wienerdoggie   Mar-10-08 01:54 PM   #53 
     - We rallied around Bill. Why not him?  JVS   Mar-10-08 07:32 PM   #142 
     - Someone made an allegation and he hasn't even responded yet.  wlucinda   Mar-10-08 01:59 PM   #65 
     - Based on what he said to his staff,  redqueen   Mar-10-08 02:00 PM   #66 
        - It's all alleged until he speaks or it's proved. Including what he did or didn't say to his staff.  wlucinda   Mar-10-08 02:06 PM   #84 
     - He was receiving money?  Redbear   Mar-10-08 02:00 PM   #69 
        - I hope he was just a client.  redqueen   Mar-10-08 02:02 PM   #72 
  - "crooked" No one has said he was 'crooked". You prove my point.  saracat   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #13 
  - What?  redqueen   Mar-10-08 01:46 PM   #24 
     - It's called gloating and it's sick...  joeybee12   Mar-10-08 02:23 PM   #108 
        - I'm gloating? Where?  redqueen   Mar-10-08 02:24 PM   #109 
  - This is not joyful news no matter how it is looked at  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #21 
  - It's just news.  redqueen   Mar-10-08 01:47 PM   #33 
  - this is awful but men in public life better get it. no one and nothing  roguevalley   Mar-10-08 02:00 PM   #67 
  - No kidding  charlie   Mar-10-08 02:13 PM   #95 
  - It's sorrowful that such a good man who did so much good and had the potential for so much more  PelosiFan   Mar-10-08 02:20 PM   #104 
     - I don't find this too sorrowful, sorry. ***IF*** any of these allegations are true,  redqueen   Mar-10-08 02:30 PM   #112 
        - Wow, you really don't understand. Here's a great democrat, a progressive, someone who has done a  PelosiFan   Mar-10-08 02:38 PM   #119 
           - No, I'm not offended by your avatar.  redqueen   Mar-10-08 02:40 PM   #121 
              - Well, there you go then. We agree.  PelosiFan   Mar-10-08 02:42 PM   #123 
  - The fewer Dems to get caught in scandals, the better, I say.  RandomKoolzip   Mar-10-08 01:43 PM   #3 
  - I assume you've never said anything about Rezko?  Bornaginhooligan   Mar-10-08 01:43 PM   #4 
  - Giddy Hilldog supporters who cant wait for more Rezko info.  hnmnf   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #17 
  - But I don't claim to be "above the fray".And Rezko is about corruption, not morality.  saracat   Mar-10-08 01:46 PM   #23 
     - Do these people who you claim are expessing joy, claim to above the fray?  hnmnf   Mar-10-08 01:47 PM   #31 
     - I do not claim to be "above the fray" but they do ALL the time. Continually.  saracat   Mar-10-08 01:53 PM   #51 
     - I hope you're not claiming to be above hypocrisy.  Bornaginhooligan   Mar-10-08 01:48 PM   #37 
     - Oh, and it appears there may be corruption involved as well.  hnmnf   Mar-10-08 01:49 PM   #38 
     - "corruption, not morality"  redqueen   Mar-10-08 01:51 PM   #42 
     - let's see how Sen. Clinton handles this?  Tarheel_Dem   Mar-10-08 02:03 PM   #80 
  - You're right, saracat.  AndyA   Mar-10-08 01:43 PM   #5 
  - Some. Not all. I'm not at all happy about this. There are bigger issues at stake here. n/t  IanDB1   Mar-10-08 01:44 PM   #6 
  - Wish I could said I'm surprised, but...  Tarc   Mar-10-08 01:44 PM   #7 
  - Bad apples need to leave the party.... Spitzer was a bad apple.... he dug his own political grave...  scheming daemons   Mar-10-08 01:44 PM   #8 
  - Your sorrow is misplaced. There are a lo of young women who need it.  Pisces   Mar-10-08 01:44 PM   #9 
  - Very true  ellacott   Mar-10-08 01:47 PM   #30 
  - Very well said!  redqueen   Mar-10-08 01:52 PM   #46 
  - Brilliantly articulated...  Tarheel_Dem   Mar-10-08 02:06 PM   #85 
  - Agreed.  Fox Mulder   Mar-10-08 02:41 PM   #122 
  - Well I for one consider sex workers a legitimate practice.  joshcryer   Mar-11-08 09:19 AM   #156 
  - I hope no one's doing that  cali   Mar-10-08 01:44 PM   #10 
  - i am confused here. and i respect you. if this is true, we are suppose to SUPPORT him?  seabeyond   Mar-10-08 01:52 PM   #49 
     - No, no, no. I don't  cali   Mar-10-08 02:09 PM   #89 
        - thanks. i am glad to hear. was a tad concerned. hillary has nothing to do with this  seabeyond   Mar-10-08 07:14 PM   #139 
  - I'm disappointed in Spitzer  Mz Pip   Mar-10-08 01:44 PM   #11 
  - The only political sorrow I have it that Obama's terrific reply to the  elfin   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #12 
  - Did he sleep with a call girl, or is he involved in the ring?  redqueen   Mar-10-08 01:53 PM   #50 
  - As if the manic Hillary fans wouldn't be pouncing with glee if Spitzer was supporting Obama.  boloboffin   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #14 
  - You're such a hypocrite. You've been wishing and hoping for Obama to be indicted over bogus Rezko  ProSense   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #16 
  - I don't pretend to be otherwise.I am simply returning the lecture!  saracat   Mar-10-08 01:47 PM   #26 
     - You are a hypocrite. You cannot take joy in the thought that Obama will be indicted and  ProSense   Mar-10-08 01:50 PM   #41 
        - Apparently it's different, cause this involves sex?  redqueen   Mar-10-08 01:56 PM   #60 
           - it's about Eliot prosecuting others for what he has got himself  JI7   Mar-10-08 06:47 PM   #135 
  - Excuse me?  WolverineDG   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #18 
  - Rules and laws don't apply in Hillaryland  Catherina   Mar-10-08 01:52 PM   #48 
  - Only a Hillary supporter would condone what Spritzer has done  Wolsh   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #19 
  - Why has this depressing news become grist for the Presidential primary wars?  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-10-08 01:49 PM   #39 
     - Thank you, Tom. The reaction by some on this board is very telling. Spitzer has been a HERO on  chimpymustgo   Mar-10-08 02:27 PM   #111 
  - Stop the spin  krawhitham   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   # 
  - I've seen everything now 23 minutes into a breaking scandal  grantcart   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #20 
  - Exactly.  DangerousRhythm   Mar-10-08 02:12 PM   #93 
  - Saracat with another sanctimonious scolding of Obama supporters.  geek tragedy   Mar-10-08 01:45 PM   #22 
  - haha  woolldog   Mar-10-08 01:48 PM   #36 
  - She's probably got one hand on her hip and the other  geek tragedy   Mar-10-08 01:54 PM   #55 
  - Yup, another saracat scolding  donheld   Mar-10-08 01:57 PM   #62 
  - I've noticed the same  NanBo   Mar-10-08 06:44 PM   #133 
  - a man involved in prostitution, leader of community, family children, no feeling sorry  seabeyond   Mar-10-08 01:46 PM   #25 
  - No joy.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-10-08 01:47 PM   #27 
  - There's no link to the Clintons, as far as I know n/t  godai   Mar-10-08 01:47 PM   #28 
  - Except for the Spitzer part.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-10-08 01:52 PM   #47 
     - Me too...worried about the impact on the Democratic Party  democrattotheend   Mar-10-08 02:09 PM   #88 
  - Well this Obama supporter  fedupinBushcountry   Mar-10-08 01:47 PM   #29 
  - I will say that if spitzer wasn't satisfied with his wife,  FrenchieCat   Mar-10-08 01:47 PM   #32 
  - It's not that he cheated - he has admitted involvement in a prostitution ring  anigbrowl   Mar-10-08 02:00 PM   #68 
     - How fucking pathetic is it that people are blurting out opinions without know what the fuck they're  redqueen   Mar-10-08 02:04 PM   #81 
  - I'm an Obama girl but I take no glee in seeing Spitzer in this situation  Mystery2Me   Mar-10-08 01:48 PM   #34 
  - Party loyalty only goes so far.  DefenseLawyer   Mar-10-08 01:48 PM   #35 
  - and you seem to be willing to overlook corruption if it favors your candidate  Johnny__Motown   Mar-10-08 01:49 PM   #40 
  - Count me out. It makes me sad and I don't think it should reflect at all on Hillary Clinton.  EmilyAnne   Mar-10-08 01:51 PM   #43 
  - it absolutely doesnt reflect on hillary. and further, think it is stupid to expect her to renounce  seabeyond   Mar-10-08 01:56 PM   #61 
  - Ditto the joy of Hillary at the problems of Gov. Blagojevich.  ieoeja   Mar-10-08 01:52 PM   #45 
  - Me too!  Auntie Bush   Mar-10-08 01:53 PM   #52 
  - Do you have ANY idea how absurd this sounds coming from you?  NorthernSpy   Mar-10-08 01:54 PM   #54 
  - I'm A Fan Of The St. Louis Cardinals - I'm A Supporter Of Barack Obama...  JimGinPA   Mar-10-08 01:55 PM   #56 
  - I agree. This has nothing to do with Hillary, and is a very bad day for us all.  Shakespeare   Mar-10-08 01:55 PM   #57 
  - I agree with you  tishaLA   Mar-10-08 01:56 PM   #58 
  - I'm glad you said "some" Obama supporters.  Window   Mar-10-08 01:56 PM   #59 
  - I take no joy in this  Tropics_Dude83   Mar-10-08 01:58 PM   #63 
  - Saracat, you find just about everything 'disgusting'  anigbrowl   Mar-10-08 01:58 PM   #64 
  - he is involved in running a prostitution ring... outrage rising agian. lol people on this thread  seabeyond   Mar-10-08 02:01 PM   #70 
  - The extent of his involvement isn't clear...  anigbrowl   Mar-10-08 02:11 PM   #91 
  - Can you honestly look at GDP and not  spoony   Mar-10-08 02:03 PM   #78 
  - Sure...but I can disagree with or ignore most of that stuff  anigbrowl   Mar-10-08 02:16 PM   #97 
  - where is the evidence?  grasswire   Mar-10-08 02:05 PM   #83 
  - If not an author, he has certainly been an enabler of it.  anigbrowl   Mar-10-08 02:12 PM   #94 
  - Interesting . You don't apply that standard to Obama fans who tell folks they aren't "real "  saracat   Mar-10-08 04:05 PM   #124 
  - JFK used callgirls, FDR died with his mistress at his side,  DemBones DemBones   Mar-10-08 02:01 PM   #71 
  - The allegation is not that he solicited a prostitute.  redqueen   Mar-10-08 02:03 PM   #79 
  - I NEVER want to see a Democrat taken down...  Lucky 13   Mar-10-08 02:02 PM   #73 
  - Well put. /nt  anigbrowl   Mar-10-08 02:18 PM   #101 
  - Welcome to DU. Excellent post but I am still disappointed. I am  akbacchus_BC   Mar-10-08 06:36 PM   #132 
  - I am sorry for you  TayTay   Mar-10-08 02:02 PM   #74 
  - I have no joy over this. It's taking away from the coverage of Obama calling out the Clintons  jenmito   Mar-10-08 02:02 PM   #75 
  - On the nose, saracat.  CyberPieHole   Mar-10-08 02:02 PM   #76 
  - You don't know the details, yet you feel compelled to comment  JackORoses   Mar-10-08 02:03 PM   #77 
  - Of course they're not Dems  OzarkDem   Mar-10-08 02:05 PM   #82 
  - My username is democrattotheend, I give money to the DNC every month...  democrattotheend   Mar-10-08 02:11 PM   #92 
  - I'm pretty disappointed about it  democrattotheend   Mar-10-08 02:08 PM   #86 
  - Get off your frikking high horse. The thought police, at it again.  TheZug   Mar-10-08 02:08 PM   #87 
  - It is disgusting  MonkeyFunk   Mar-10-08 02:10 PM   #90 
  - I've already added three to my ignore list ...  ronnykmarshall   Mar-10-08 02:19 PM   #103 
     - it's just sickening  MonkeyFunk   Mar-10-08 02:21 PM   #106 
  - I AM voting for Obama, will NOT vote for  Alizaryn   Mar-10-08 02:15 PM   #96 
  - You won't see me celebrating, saracat. n/t  SeattleGirl   Mar-10-08 02:16 PM   #98 
  - Misogyny, exploitation of women, white patriarchy...where is the outrage? n/t  ProSense   Mar-10-08 02:17 PM   #99 
  - Please, downchain posters, be  shimmergal   Mar-10-08 02:17 PM   #100 
  - yes, sad day for him. his family , New York and for the Dem Party.  rodeodance   Mar-10-08 02:18 PM   #102 
  - yep; their "holier than thou" routine got old a long time ago. nt  VotesForWomen   Mar-10-08 02:21 PM   #105 
  - This is bad for the whole party...but what do they care. They only care about Saint Obama  newfie4   Mar-10-08 02:21 PM   #107 
  - How is this an Obama/Hillary thing?  cottonseed   Mar-10-08 02:25 PM   #110 
  - It's not... it's just standard Romper Room bullshit...  redqueen   Mar-10-08 02:31 PM   #113 
  - I agree.  smiley_glad_hands   Mar-10-08 02:32 PM   #114 
  - Level 2 sucks  sniffa   Mar-10-08 02:32 PM   #115 
  - Yeah 150+ assholes have come back to haunt me. n/t  48percenter   Mar-10-08 04:07 PM   #126 
  - All I know is that Clinton and her gang of goons have tried to smear  Bread and Circus   Mar-10-08 02:32 PM   #116 
  - *  AtomicKitten   Mar-10-08 02:39 PM   #120 
  - Thank you.  emilyg   Mar-10-08 02:35 PM   #117 
  - Spitzer = Larry Craig...  snooper2   Mar-10-08 02:38 PM   #118 
  - My disgust has absolutely nothing to do with Clinton, I am disgusted with Eliot!  48percenter   Mar-10-08 04:06 PM   #125 
  - Since no one is doing this, I would have to say  stevenleser   Mar-10-08 04:13 PM   #127 
  - No one is doing this?Are you kidding? Wow. You must not read DU.  saracat   Mar-10-08 05:09 PM   #128 
     - You are really blowing this out of proportion regarding Senator Obama's supporters. Most of them  akbacchus_BC   Mar-10-08 06:46 PM   #134 
  - Where is the joy???  jeffrey_X   Mar-10-08 05:09 PM   #129 
  - I'm more concerned who clients #1 thru #8 are. Spitzer is #9.  Major Hogwash   Mar-10-08 05:12 PM   #130 
  - You know, I'm just glad that it's a "good old-fashioned" scandal...  ALiberalSailor   Mar-10-08 05:15 PM   #131 
  - REZKO REZKO REZKO  JI7   Mar-10-08 06:48 PM   #136 
  - And I still will be. I do not deny it and pretend otherwise.  saracat   Mar-10-08 06:50 PM   #137 
     - do you ever read the things you post ?  JI7   Mar-10-08 06:56 PM   #138 
     - Wait. What?  NobleCynic   Mar-11-08 02:34 AM   #147 
  - I'm sad, too. And pissed.  JerseygirlCT   Mar-10-08 07:18 PM   #140 
  - From an Obama supporting NY'er,  eilen   Mar-10-08 07:29 PM   #141 
  - You know what's more disgusting?  MrsGrumpy   Mar-10-08 07:35 PM   #143 
  - linky link?  gristy   Mar-10-08 09:29 PM   #144 
  - I find no joy in Spitzer's  bagimin   Mar-10-08 11:05 PM   #145 
  - So... because he's a Democrat, he's automatically entitled to my defense?  NobleCynic   Mar-11-08 02:31 AM   #146 
  - I am sorrowed for his three teenage daughters.....  better tomorrow   Mar-11-08 02:34 AM   #148 
  - I was absolutely STUNNED about the news.  avrdream   Mar-11-08 02:37 AM   #149 
  - Yup. No true Democrat should be happy with the sad demise of a rising Dem star's career  jackson_dem   Mar-11-08 02:54 AM   #150 
  - Unless the rising star's initials are BO, right?  txaslftist   Mar-11-08 09:20 AM   #157 
  - Spitzer accompished so many great deeds as AG  amborin   Mar-11-08 03:25 AM   #151 
  - No joy here.. just disgust  SoCalDem   Mar-11-08 05:12 AM   #152 
  - Another DLC member flames out. No joy here, just another checkmark on my todo list. nt  billyoc   Mar-11-08 05:17 AM   #153 
  - I'm not sorrowed in the least.  txaslftist   Mar-11-08 09:14 AM   #154 
  - You Are Right. Their Behavior Had Reached Levels Beyond Disgusting.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-11-08 09:15 AM   #155 
 

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