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That is true, but it wouldn't keep me from supporting Spitzer.
He's one of the few people in politics who seems to understand the toxic nature of America's modern day financial sector.


Heh. He'll get the job done regardless of the rules he breaks. How very...German...of you.

PS. Google "Hank Greenberg prosecution".
http://www.mediaite.com/tv/cnbcs-maria-bartiromo-hammers-eli...
Former New York State Attorney General and host of Current TV’s The Viewpoint, Eliot Spitzer, appeared on CNBC with Maria Bartiromo to discuss why six of eight charges his office brought against the investment firm AIG and its leadership, specifically Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, were dropped. The interview became contentious when Bartiromo hammered Spitzer for going after Greenberg for personal reasons – a charge corroborated by his former colleagues when he served as Attorney General.

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Spitzer said that they should deal in facts about AIG, rather than the recently dropped charges. “Hank Greenberg was thrown out by his own board…”

“Under pressure from you,” Bartiromo said, cutting him off. “In fact, some would say that the collapse of AIG lays at your feet because if Hank Greenberg was there he would not have allowed some of that craziness and that risk to be taken on.”

“There are still some people who think that the sun revolves around the Earth,” replied Spitzer. “Hang Greenberg’s accounting was fraudulent.”

“Come on,” replied an increasingly agitated Bartiromo. “You can’t say fraudulent because there is no indictment. You can’t just throw around the word fraud.”


Stand up guy, that Spitzer,
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