Seth Greenland, writing for the Huffington Post: "Frankly, I am amazed he got his wife to appear with him at the news conference, given the media frenzy. If I recall, James McGreevey, the part-time homosexual former Governor of New Jersey had his wife glued to his arm when he faced the media during his excoriation. Do these guys drug their spouses? My wife would knee-cap me."
A response from Spitzer's brother Daniel Spitzer, a neurosurgeon, is quoted in the Wall Street Journal: "If men never succumbed to the attractions of women, then the human species would have died out a long time ago."