New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer essentially told the world today that he cheated on his wife. And right there over his right shoulder was the wife.
When Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick told residents of the city that he did indeed have an affair with his chief of staff, he did so holding hands with his wife in their church.
When New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey told us about his adulterous affair with a man, and that he was gay, his then-wife, Dina, was right there.
Why don't these women tell these idiots to go tell the world themselves? I know the political consultants always tell the wives to "stand by your man," because it looks better for the public to see a family standing firm.
At least Bill Clinton got this right. After giving his deposition in the Paula Jones lawsuit, he spoke to the nation, alone, admitting to what was reported.
If a man commits such a sin in darkness, and it comes to light, let him have the burden of telling the world.
– Roland S. Martin, CNN Contributor
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