As you’ve probably heard, Eliot Spitzer would like to become New York City’s next comptroller. Like many of you, I didn’t quite know what a comptroller is, so I looked it up. According to Wikipedia, “A comptroller is a management level position responsible for supervising the quality of accounting and financial reporting of an organization.” In other words, someone who watches over finances.
And now, leading the polls, Spitzer faces his first comptroller-like financial test:
This is an all-new situation for the disgraced politician. I know in his old position, he’d just pay for an activity that involved both.