A new definition for screwing up

spitz · er

v.tr.

  1. To unexpectedly -- and spectacularly -- destroy your career in a single act so obviously wrong that having someone tell you "you should know better" would be blatantly redundant: Bob was on track to make regional manager until he spitzered himself

n.

  1. An act as described in the logs of a federal investigation in which [REDACTED BECAUSE THIS IS A FAMILY WEBSITE]

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It actually was multiple acts, including a violation of the Mann Act (which I think was last used to prosecute Frank Lloyd Wright.)

My concern is that this will turn out not have been a "single act." Does anyone really think that this happened once? Regardless, this is so depressing as to be nausea-inducing. I wonder if he knows any good New York lawyers...

A politician gets drunk on power and thinks he can get away with despicable behavior. How utterly unoriginal and yet frustratingly disappointing.

HHHAAAAAAAAAAHHH! HAHAHAHAHAHA! Bravo, AOA, bravo...

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