Don't look now, but Eliot Spitzer
's back: well, sort of. This week the disgraced ex-New York governor and attorney general penned his first regular column
, arguing against financial firm bailouts. While Spitzer doesn't target the mutual fund industry in this first column, '40 Act execs shouldn't breathe easy yet: the Associated Press reports
that Spitzer will post columns on a semi-monthly basis for the online magazine, and the subject matter, according to Slate editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg, will predictably focus on the financial crisis, government and regulation.
This isn't Spitzer's first foray into column-writing: last month Slate's parent, the Washington Post
, published a guest column from Spitzer called 'How to Ground the Street' (see MFWire
, November 17, 2008).
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