“It’s so sunny and bright outside that, earlier today, Eliot Spitzer came out of a brothel squinting,” Letterman cracked in a monologue.

But in Spitzer’s case, he didn’t stop at lampooning. During an indignant rant, he called for the scandalized governor to step down.

“I mean, can you imagine,” said Letterman, “if this happened to me how fast they’d have my … (backside) out of here?”