Tag Archives: Spitzer

The legality of prostitution revisited

Don’t worry. Spitzer’s prostitution scandal isn’t the only topic I plan on writing about this month. I promise. In any case, we had a lively discussion about the legality and morality of prostitution in the comments for my last post, so I thought the issue was worth revisiting. I want to start by repeating what […]

Sultry Streetwalking Wednesday Midweek Roundup

Georgian region Abkhazia appeals for recognition of independence, citing Kovoso Here we go. Expect S. Ossetia to follow suit. Expect a bit more warfare in the Caucasus this summer. A Fall From White Knight to Client 9 Another disgraced moral crusader. Is it wrong to take such joy in hypocrites? As a friend mentioned at […]

Keeping the Spitzer outrage in perspective

“It’s really silly that prostitution is illegal” – Andrew Sullivan The mainstream media is almost certainly gearing up for overzealous coverage of the NY Governor Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal. But before we let ourselves get caught up in all the salacious details, I think it’s important to keep in mind a couple things: 1) Prostitution […]