This of the most shocking stories in recent New York history. But why is it so shocking? Zina (adultery) is a big part of American society. Unfortunatelly, in our society men have many casual affairs. This is none other than other form of polygamy. The only thing is that men having extra-martial relationships are commonly accepted - to degree, yet when Islam allow men to marry more than one women this is strongly condemned by many in our society. Are men naturally prone to "need" more than one women?
Perhaps all the controversy is because he was the one who said, "Everything changes on January 1st." He ran on a reformist platform. On that level, there are many who are amzed at the hipocracy of the whole situation.
Or perhaps the amazement is due the the claimed high prices, Governer Elliot was paying for prostitutes?
Hope to hear your comments.
Khalil Al-Puerto Rikani