This is the money shot from today’s press conference at which Elliot Spitzer acknowledged he failed to live up to his own standards, what with being linked to a prostitution ring and all.
The photo, taken by Timothy Clark of AFP/Getty Images, is one to look at for an extended period of time and it practically forces you to want to ask the guy, “was it worth it?”
Don’t look at his expression; look at hers. Him? That’s a well-rehearsed expression, as the following photos appear to show.
There’ll be a fair amount of chortling and some talk about the damage to a rising political star.
But this is the damage that one (or more, who knows?) act of stupidity for any married man can do: