Goodbye Spitzer TV. And Spitzer 2013. And Grasso 2013

Eliot Spitzer’s second career has come to an end, and, most likely, so have his chances for a return to his first.

With CNN dropping Spitzer’s talk show — In The Arena nee Parker Spitzer — the combative, wonky talk show host has lost the vehicle that allowed him to publicly flirt with running for mayor in 2013.

Democratic consultant Hank Sheinkopf — who cut a few ads for Spitzer during his 1998 run for attorney general — emailed me to say: “Former attorney general, resigned governor, former cable show host is just so former. The closest he’ll  get to being elected mayor 2013 is voting.”

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