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Jay Leno to Eliot Spitzer: 'How could you be this stupid?'

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer appears on

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer appears on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on July 12, 2013. (Credit: NBC / Paul Drinkwater)

Eliot Spitzer, disgraced former governor running for NYC comptroller, has taken his campaign national (for some reason), and first stop is "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno;" he'll be up in an hour. 

Pull quote from Jay: "How could you be this stupid?"  

Evoking Jay's famous line to Hugh Grant a century ago: "What the hell were you thinking?" (Well, not quite a century but 1995 - the moment when "Tonight" began an end run around "Late Show with David Letterman" and is still running...)

 Have posted that clip below, for a trip down memory lane.

 But first, Spitzer:


Tags: Eliot Spitzer , Hugh Grant , Tonight Show

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