Ad Plays Off Spitzer Case Just days after New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer was named as "Client 9" in a prostitution probe, his predicament is lampooned in an ad for cell phones in Canada. The Virgin Mobile ad shows Spitzer with a thought bubble tha reads: "I'm tired of being treated like a number."
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Ad Plays Off Spitzer Case

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Just days after New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer was named as "Client 9" in a prostitution probe, his predicament is lampooned in an ad for cell phones in Canada. The Virgin Mobile ad shows Spitzer with a thought bubble tha reads: "I'm tired of being treated like a number."

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Rene Montagne.

It took no time for Eliot Spitzer to be lampooned on late night talk shows, and just days for the scandal to make its way into an advertisement. Virgin Mobile in Canada is out with a print ad picturing the New York governor with a thought bubble. I'm tired of being treated like a number, it reads, and whether you're number nine or nine hundred, Virgin Mobile guarantees client satisfaction.

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