Scandals have always been an ugly facet of politics. But after a politician ruins their reputation, marriage, and credibility, what becomes of them? Here’s a peak into the political scandals that rocked the nation, and the outcome of those involved.
In 2008, New York governor Eliot Spitzer was discovered to have patronized the services of a major Manhattan escort service seven times, after a federal wiretap caught him arranging the liaisons. Amidst calls for impeachment, Spitzer resigned from his post as governor which ultimately damaged Hillary Clinton’s 2008 bid for president, costing her a much needed super delegate.
But this was almost a decade ago. Where is Eliot today?