When the governor of New York resigns due to the revelation that he had sex with a prostitute — and a contestant on a top-rated TV reality show is found to have been a stripper — sex columnists around the world are driven to the stories like salmon returning home to spawn. So this is kind of an obligatory column. I am powerless to control myself. Can’t… stop! Must… blog… about… Spitzer… and… the “American Idol”… stripper! Send… help!
But until help arrives, Iâm going to have fun with it.
I have a new piece up on the Blowfish Blog, a piece that manages to tie together the two big sex scandals of the week — the Eliot Spitzer scandal and the “American Idol” stripper scandal — into one, hopefully not overly belabored analogy. The piece is called A Tale of Two Scandals: The Obligatory Eliot Spitzer and “American Idol” Stripper Column, and here’s the teaser:
To find out why a weird part of me is glad that the latest major politician to get embroiled in a sex scandal is a Democrat — and to why find out why I think so many Americans are wigging out over the fact that an “American Idol” contestant was once a male stripper — read the rest of the piece. Enjoy!