As a Southerner inured to Eastern media ridicule whenever one of our   politicians embarrasses himself and his state, I confess to a certain degree of satisfaction when reading about New York’s inability to find a governor or gubernatorial candidate who isn’t a socks-wearing adulterer, a crony-favoring incompetent, or an e-mailing idiot. That said, why is it our Southern scumbags are discriminated against by the cable networks? Now that Eliot Spitzer has been redeemed, when, I want to know, is CNN going to offer David Vitter a prime-time spot as a news anchor?