NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer took his campaign for city comptroller to a Brooklyn senior center Friday, four days before the Democratic primary.
Spitzer, who resigned as governor in 2008 amid a prostitution scandal, tried to distance himself from negative TV ads.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Video Shows Couple Questioned About Physical Altercation In Utah, Fiancé Told Police Road Trip Created 'Emotional Strain'
“You know what people are going to do?” Spitzer told WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane. ” They’re going to hit the mute button, go get something to drink from their refrigerator, come back to watch football, tennis, whatever they’re watching. The public is too smart to be swayed by the sort of negativism that now is out there.”