Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Disgraced New York governor Eliot Spitzer has resigned. On Monday, the New York Times reported that Spitzer was linked to a high-priced prostitution ring that was busted last week. He allegedly paid more than $4,000 for one session with a hooker. With his wife by his side again, Spitzer addressed the media this morning.
"To every New Yorker and to all those who believed in what I tried to stand for, I sincerely apologize," he said. "There is much to be done, and I cannot allow for my private failings to disrupt the people's work."
He added: "Over the course of my public life, I have insisted I believe correctly, that people regardless of their position or power, take responsibility for their conduct. I can and will ask no less of myself. For this reason, I am resigning from the office of governor."
Lt. Gov. David Paterson will become the new governor on Monday. He'll be the state's first African American governor. He's also legally blind.
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