Eliot Spitzer Considering Run For... Comptroller?

This seems like kind of a step down, and an odd way to return to politics, but, OK…

New York Post: Eliot Spitzer, who stepped down from the governor’s office amid scandal, is now strongly considering a run for state comptroller, sources told The Post.

Spitzer has in recent weeks had discussions with some Democratic donors and insiders about the position currently held by Tom DiNapoli.

DiNapoli, a former assemblyman from Long Island, was appointed comptroller in 2007 after his predecessor, Alan Hevesi, pleaded guilty to using state workers as chauffeurs for his wife.

A Democrat who spoke with Spitzer said, “He’s seriously thinking about it.”

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