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Dear John

Defending Eliot Spitzer on CNN a little while ago, Alan Dershowitz described allegations that the governor may have frequented prostitutes dozens of times, at a possible expense of tens of thousands of dollars, as akin to someone who "speeds a couple of times and jaywalks a few times." Now, I have mixed feelings about the illegality of prostitution but, as a man who's gotten my share of traffic tickets, I feel a little insulted.

--Christopher Orr