Did you hear that NY Gov. Spitzer hired a hooker?
Of course you have. Everyone has. It’s the top story in every paper (my fave headline: “Ho No!”).
The main question I keep hearing people ask is “why?”. I mean, on one hand we all know why, the question behind the question is why a guy like this would need to pay for sex?
He’s married, to a really cute wife. Seriously, don’t judge her by the way she looked at that non-resignation resignation press conference. She’s actually quite cute, and has a great shape.
And even if he was tired of his wife there is no end to the number of aides, interns, and co-workers he could have used for a booty call. As sad as it sounds, an affair with a co-worker probably would have been better for his career than one with a hooker. We can forgive cheating (exhibit A: Bill Clinton) but we can’t get over the hypocrisy of a guy who used to punish hookers now frequenting them.
But he didn’t go that route. He paid an estimated $3,000 for sex, with another $1,500 going towards future visits. And that is what most people don’t understand.
The phrase “you get what you pay for” might be true for shoes, but not for nookie.
So, if there are a number of women he could have sex with, why did he need to pay for it?
I think it all goes back to our old friend the virgin/whore complex.
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