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Gov. Paterson Admits to Dope, Coke, Grassy Knoll Shots

by Scott Ott · 72 Comments

(2008-03-25) — New York Gov. David Paterson, who replaced disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer this month, today added to his previous revelations of marital infidelity, and marijuana and cocaine use, by claiming that he has also sniffed glue, tagged subway cars with graffiti, bet on dog fights, driven with his seatbelt unbuckled while talking on [...]

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Tags: Law · Politics

Eliot Spitzer and Me: The Difference Between Us

by Scott Ott · 76 Comments

NOTE: Scott Ott, editor of, also writes non-satirical columns at Below is a preview of his latest and a link to read the rest.
Before you rise to do a Snoopy dance on the political grave of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, you might pause to consider how a man with a such a [...]

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Tags: Non-Satire

Shocker: NY Governor Brings Cash to D.C., Leaves It

by Scott Ott · 58 Comments

(2008-03-10) — News that New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer may be accused of a rendezvous with a pricey prostitute in a Washington D.C. hotel on the eve of Valentine’s Day has shocked his party’s faithful, who can hardly believe that a Democrat, or a state governor, left the nation’s capital with less money than he [...]

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Tags: Law · Politics

Hillary Backs Spitzer Dropping Illegal Alien License Plan

by Scott Ott · 35 Comments

(2007-11-14) — Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton today said she supports New York Gov. Elliot Spitzer’s decision to drop his plan to issue driver’s licenses to illegal aliens as vigorously as she had backed his effort to issue such licenses in the first place.

“I support what governors are trying to do to address illegal [...]

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Tags: Politics