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If you’re planning to cash in on the Eliot Spitzer scandal, it may already be too late. “When the chips are down for the Governor of New York, the people rise up, show their support and…register a sh*tload of domain names,” dailybull.com reports.
The vast number of Spitzer-related domain names registered during the past week includes:
As the Harper’s colleague who brought this to my attention remarked, “I can’t help but admire the all-American entrepreneurial pep of betting on spitzersextape.com.”
More from Ken Silverstein:
Perspective — October 23, 2013, 8:00 am
How pro-oil Louisiana politicians have shaped American environmental policy
Postcard — October 16, 2013, 8:00 am
A trip to one of the properties at issue in Louisiana’s oil-pollution lawsuits
Chances that a deep breath inhaled today will contain a molecule from Julius Caesar’s dying breath:
Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences, by John Allen Paulos, Hill and Wang (N.Y.C.)
The earth once had three moons; the two lost moons may have crashed into the surviving moon, or been sucked into the sun, or flung out of the solar system to drift through deep space.
In Florida, an 87-year-old World War II veteran flying touch-and-go drills in a Cessna collided with an airborne skydiver. “There was a ‘woof’ sound,” said a witness, “like falling on your face into your pillow.”
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“American politics has often been an arena for angry minds.”