You, like me, have probably been sitting stupefied in front of your television, asking yourself "Could there possibly be a more vile human being than Eliot Spitzer?" The imagination fails at the thought--we are not constructed to grapple with such an enormity, any more than we can really grasp the near-infinite spans of space that reach away from us, towards eternity, in every direction.

But there is such an evil stalking the earth right now, and if you can't imagine it, you can see it on the Today show:

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The bizarre thing is that she's talking as if Eliot Spitzer was just a wounded little boy looking for love in all the wrong places. He was paying strangers to have sex with him. You may get a lot of things out of this, but you cannot find an adequate replacement for your spouse's waning love and respect in someone whose affections are billed at an hourly rate.

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