National Review Online also reported that Mr. Spitzer claimed he’s been a steady defender of women “on the issues of choice, on the issues of equal pay, on the issues of anti-discrimination.”

And when a woman raised the point of his past discretions that toppled his political career, Mr. Spitzer said: “It hurts” that women aren’t fully on board with his current campaign, and he only hopes voters will “look at the totality” of his record before casting their ballots, NRO reported.