In a turnaround from an earlier statement in which she likened herself to Lorena Bobbitt, at a recent press conference Wendy Vitter resolved to stay with and continue to support her husband, joining a long line of politicians’ wives who endured their husbands’ indiscretions and the ensuing media attention.
So a Republican senator from the Deep South (Sen. David Vitter, pictured) who loves to tell other people if and how they should have sex, has been exposed as a former client of a prominent D.C. madam? You say this ardent defender of the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman has “asked for and received forgiveness from God and my wife in confession and marriage counseling”?
Deborah Palfrey, the alleged head of a multimillion-dollar prostitution service in the nation’s capital, says she plans to call on high-profile clients to testify at her trial. Last week a deputy secretary of state who had called for cracking down on global prostitution admitted he was a client of her escort service and resigned.