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Why Would Huma Abedin Stand by Anthony Weiner?
news yahoo ^ | 6-9-11 | Marilisa Kinney Sachteleben

Posted on 06/09/2011 7:45:40 PM PDT by doug from upland

Why Would Huma Abedin Stand by Anthony Weiner?

COMMENTARY | The train wreck that is Anthony Weiner just may have an 11th hour derailment. The congressman, caught sending lewd text messages and photos to women, just found out that his wife, Huma Abedin, is pregnant with their first child. Abedin is standing by her man, according to Yahoo! News.

It probably won't be enough to prevent Weiner's resignation. Politico reports House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for a thorough investigation into Weiner's behavior. More sexting reports are coming to light. However, Huma sounds like a great gal to have in your corner when you've screwed up. I have to give her a lot of credit; it would not be an easy decision to make.

The Republicans will use the Weiner scandal as a political tool. Weiner didn't send X-rated texts and pictures because he is a Democrat any more than Arnold Schwarzenegger slept with his housekeeper because he is a Republican. Cheaters cheat because they have character flaws. Having power and prestige makes them more attractive, but they also fall harder and make a bigger splash.

The Times article "Why Powerful Men Behave Badly" explains Weiner well. For powerful men, sex becomes a status symbol, a power tool, part of "the job." Along with doctors, lawyers, teachers, police officers and celebrities, politicians have an elevated clout level not always merited. They get dazzled by their own light and believe that they are invincible.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: huma; weiner; weinergate; weinerwife
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1 posted on 06/09/2011 7:45:44 PM PDT by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland

Sometimes its hard to be a woman
Giving all your love to just one man
You’ll have bad times
And he’ll have good times
Doing things that you don’t understand
But if you love him you’ll forgive him
Even though he’s hard to understand
And if you love him
Oh be proud of him
‘Cause after all he’s just a man


2 posted on 06/09/2011 7:49:33 PM PDT by ari-freedom (All we are saying....is give the military a chance)
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To: doug from upland

Because she has more honor than he does?

I don’t know if that’s true, but I can’t imagine people having LESS honor than Weiner.


3 posted on 06/09/2011 7:49:35 PM PDT by HushTX (I make libs rage quit.)
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To: doug from upland

There are two possibilities. One: She loves him and Two: He is her ticket to fame and fortune.

I can’t think of any other reasons unless he has blackmail material on her. If he does, she probably has even more on him.


4 posted on 06/09/2011 7:50:19 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: doug from upland
So why would Abedin stick around?

Because the Clintons still want her to.

5 posted on 06/09/2011 7:50:59 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: doug from upland

‘Cause she doesn’t know where she’d ever find another Weiner?


6 posted on 06/09/2011 7:50:59 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: doug from upland

Why Would Huma Abedin Stand by Anthony Weiner?

So she won’t get knocked off her feet when the wind picks up.


7 posted on 06/09/2011 7:51:10 PM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (You say ma-ca-ca, I say mac-a-ca....)
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To: yarddog

These questions make John and Elizabeth Edwards come to mind for me.


8 posted on 06/09/2011 7:52:23 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Fred Thompson said Obama is treating terrorists "as if they robbed a liquor store.")
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To: doug from upland

‘Cause she’s a “One Weiner Woman.”

And he’s a (beat) “One Weiner Ma-ann.”


9 posted on 06/09/2011 7:52:47 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: doug from upland
Why Would Huma Abedin Stand by Anthony Weiner?

I think I gave a pretty reasonable answer to this yesterday.

It's important to remember that Huma Abedin did not marry Anthony Weiner. She married Anthony Weiner (D-NY), and will do whatever it takes to keep him in office even if it means constructing a fictional "happy marriage" with him and humiliating herself in public.

Once his political career ends, she'll drop him like a pair of old socks and the sham marriage will reach the end of the tracks. See Tipper Gore, Elizabeth Edwards and Maria Shriver as perfect examples of how these craven, pathologically ambitious losers operate.

10 posted on 06/09/2011 7:52:47 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: doug from upland

“Why Would Huma Abedin Stand by Anthony Weiner? “
Because he is a fag and she is Hillary’s lesbo smack.
Nothing right about HIM, and his wife.
No way, no how.
It’s cover for Hillary’s girlfriend.


11 posted on 06/09/2011 7:53:37 PM PDT by 9422WMR (Illegal is not a race. Obamacare is a crime,and barry is a dumbass (prove me wrong))
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To: doug from upland


Good question.
12 posted on 06/09/2011 7:54:56 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: ari-freedom

UPDATED VERSION

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnXkvXTLLxQ


13 posted on 06/09/2011 7:55:14 PM PDT by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: doug from upland
'Cause
My Weiner takes the mo-nin train
he works from nine till five and then
he whips his I-phone out and then
you don' wanna hear a-bout it...

14 posted on 06/09/2011 7:56:42 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Steely Tom

A Saudi muslim woman working in the State Department at that high of a level?

I guess we don’t have to worry about national security matters any more — they have all been sold to the highest bidder.


15 posted on 06/09/2011 7:56:49 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: 9422WMR
Another possibility here is that Huma Abedin has a bunch of male relatives who are biding time while they wait for an opporunity to carry out an "honor retribution" on him.

Omar Abedin: "This is an outrage! It's bad enough that she's been impregnated with that kosher sambool. What must we do to protect the family's honor?"

Mohammed Abedin: "I think we should cut off anything that appears in one of those photos."

16 posted on 06/09/2011 7:58:42 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: doug from upland

For power and money. Once he quits, she will leave him. I don’t think she is standing by him. I think she is forcing him to make statements that embarrass him. There is no other reason for him to make public statements that shame him even more. He could have laid low.


17 posted on 06/09/2011 7:59:34 PM PDT by JimWayne
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To: doug from upland
How 'bout...

If Tony Weiner were my name
Would you still love me?
Answer me "Babe, yes I would
Till Hillary told me it was OK to toss you into the garbage disposal..."
OK, I'll admit that one needs some work.
18 posted on 06/09/2011 8:01:25 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: 9422WMR

That was my impression. When I first heard it was Huma who was reportedly his wife,...isn’t that the same woman Hillary had in her entourage as a reported lesbian lover for several years?


19 posted on 06/09/2011 8:04:04 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: doug from upland

OK. I know this is really connecting dots that might not exist.

But isn’t it convenient for her to announce her pregnancy now? Wouldn’t it be convenient for a stress related miscarriage?

I am not hoping that happens. But I just keep thinking of who she works for.


20 posted on 06/09/2011 8:05:06 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Is there anyone that Obama won't toss under the bus?)
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To: mjp

Close. Because the Clintons TOLD her to is my take...Period. Of course if she does not want to end up like those two kids that died on the train tracks, (circa ‘86 I believe), at the Mena Ark. airfield after accidentally stumbling upon the men carrying out the Bush senior/Bill Clinton drug running operation...she WILL do as she is instructed.


21 posted on 06/09/2011 8:06:13 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: doug from upland

Her Saudi handlers demand it, that’s why! Sheesh, ya hafta axe?


22 posted on 06/09/2011 8:07:18 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: doug from upland

Cause she’s knocked up!


23 posted on 06/09/2011 8:09:56 PM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: doug from upland

She may be standing by, metaphorically. But she is conveniently traveling in Africa with Hillary at the moment, I believe.


24 posted on 06/09/2011 8:10:51 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: doug from upland

Weiner probably converted to Islam and sold
out the USA.

He cannot resign. Too much is at stake
in the Obama-DNC coup d’etat.


25 posted on 06/09/2011 8:11:31 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Nothing surpasses the complexity of the human mind. - Leto II: Dar-es-Balat)
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To: Alberta's Child

I think doing whatever it takes goes even further. I do not believe she is pregnant. I think this story is concocted to garner sympathy. Whenever the heat really starts to build up they will play sympathy card number 2-she suffers a miscarriage from the stress.


26 posted on 06/09/2011 8:11:53 PM PDT by ScoopAmma (We are led by the Resident -in Chief; aka part-time member of Webelo Troop 44)
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To: bobby.223

Did you just insinuate GHWBush was a drug runner?


27 posted on 06/09/2011 8:13:05 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: doug from upland

Because divorce is (or, at least was) considered to be A Bad Thing?


28 posted on 06/09/2011 8:14:13 PM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: yarddog

i figured weiner married here in part due to her hillary connection - hillary may still become president someday, and is one of the most powerful people in the government. having her long-time aide/chief of staff as a wife is an asset that really cannot be understated in terms of his long-term political ambitions, plus his connections/graft/whatever now.

I drew a blank on why she married him, may be emotional reasons (attraction) because as far as I can tell, unless hillary just pays her nothing she should already be set for life. If she was motivated for long-term security reasons, weiner probably seemed a safe bet, congressman in a safe district plus whatever other potential he was perceived to have. This would be ironic if it was part of her interest, because he is about to be out of public life for decades if not forever.


29 posted on 06/09/2011 8:16:16 PM PDT by WoofDog123
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To: 353FMG

If she is a Saudi, she would accept her husband having more than one wife?


30 posted on 06/09/2011 8:17:25 PM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: Steely Tom; doug from upland; ari-freedom

How about a little Saturday Night Fever ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Vj092UgKwQ

“Sayin’ I Lie” (Sung to ‘Stayin’ Alive’ by the Bee Gees)

Well, you can tell right away I used my sock, I’m a “Weiner” man: So time to stalk.

Jewish proud and women scorned, I’ve been screwin’ ‘round since I was born.

And though it’s not right. Oy-vey! And news man looks the other way.

“He can lie—you understand? ‘Cause New York Times protects our man.”

Whether you’re a Twitter or whether you’re FReeper, you’re sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie. See the story breakin’ and everybody waitin’, and they’re sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie. Nah, nah, nah, nah, sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie.
Nah, nah, nah, nah, sayin’ I lie-aye aye-aye-aye aye ...

I’ll tweet more!

Well now, if I let go n’ I drop my fly, and her panties stir, I’m a horny guy.

Got the swinging cravin’ in my shoes. Yeah, my tweetin’ fans, man I just can’t choose.

And now it’s the Right. Oy-vey! My tweets are sin they’re gonna say.

“He can lie—you understand? ‘Cause New York Times protects their man.”

Whether you’re a Twitter or whether you’re FReeper, you’re sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie. See the story breakin’ and everybody waitin’, and they’re sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie. Nah, nah, nah, nah, sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie.
Nah, nah, nah, nah, sayin’ I lie-aye aye-aye-aye aye ...

Wife’s goin’ Oh dear! ... Somebody help me. Somebody help me, yeah.

What’s goin’ on here? ... Somebody help me yeah. (Sayin’ I lie ... )

Well, you can tell right away I used my sock, I’m a “Weiner” man: So time to stalk.

Jewish proud and women scorned, I’ve been screwin’ ‘round since I was born.

And though it’s not right. Oy-vey! And news man looks the other way.

“He can lie—you understand? ‘Cause New York Times protects our man!”

Whether you’re a Twitter or whether you’re FReeper, you’re sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie. See the story breakin’ and everybody waitin’, and they’re sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie. Nah, nah, nah, nah, sayin’ I lie, sayin’ I lie.
Nah, nah, nah, nah, sayin’ I lie-aye aye-aye-aye aye ...

Wife’s goin’ Oh dear! ... Somebody help me. Somebody help me, yeah.

What’s goin’ on here? ... Somebody help me yeah ... We’re sayin’ you lie.


31 posted on 06/09/2011 8:17:58 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: doug from upland

Because Congressional benefits and pension plans are worth millions.


32 posted on 06/09/2011 8:18:26 PM PDT by Dogbert41 (I hate posting with ipad:( too many typos!)
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To: doug from upland

Muslim values?


33 posted on 06/09/2011 8:19:46 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: doug from upland


Sen. Edward Kennedy and wife, Joan, followed by Ethel Kennedy, leaving St. Vincent's Church in Plymouth PA following the Funeral Mass for Mary Jo Kopechne in July 1969.


34 posted on 06/09/2011 8:21:50 PM PDT by Bean Counter (Your what hurts??)
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To: Alberta's Child

Not to mention our Muslim president, sigh.


35 posted on 06/09/2011 8:24:29 PM PDT by MissMack99 (BO Stinks!)
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To: doug from upland
Why Would Huma Abedin Stand by Anthony Weiner?

Because Muslims love Jews?/sarc

36 posted on 06/09/2011 8:25:25 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: mylife
Muslim values?

If this happened in Huma's country of origin, the "Committee for the Preservation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice" would use the latest packet-sniffing and call tracing technology to track down every female recipient and stone them to death.

37 posted on 06/09/2011 8:26:23 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Steely Tom

LoL!


38 posted on 06/09/2011 8:29:30 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: doug from upland

Sex becomes...”part of “the job.”

Bullsh*t.

What we have here is a sophomoric, emotionally retarded husk of a human being....

The WRITER of this POS.....(and, Wiener, too).


39 posted on 06/09/2011 8:30:45 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: ari-freedom

Yes, and nobody sang “Stand By Your Man” better than John Belushi in “The Blues Brothers.”


40 posted on 06/09/2011 8:31:54 PM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority (What this country needs is an enema.)
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To: doug from upland
We were talking about Weiner and came to the conclusion the guy was probably harassed, teased and just down right treated badly when he was a kid and he is struck at the age of 12 emotionally ... he is doing stuff a 12 year old boy would do (well not all boys but you remember the kid in school who got a thrill and could not contain themselves when the lunch menu had ‘Chicken Breast’ on it)!
41 posted on 06/09/2011 8:32:19 PM PDT by zeaal
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To: Bean Counter

I was surprised Weiner didn’t try wearing a neck brace during his tearful confession.


42 posted on 06/09/2011 8:32:24 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: doug from upland
Because she's a Democrat and Democrat women will withstand nearly ANY humiliation to stay close to power and prestige (yeah, right). They have no sense of self. I have watched several of my (former) Dem women friends go through bad times. I am beginning to think they believe they deserve it. Many Dem men are misogynists and many Dem women are masochists.
43 posted on 06/09/2011 8:33:00 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: doug from upland
Politico reports House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for a thorough investigation into Weiner's behavior.

This does not mean that she is turning on him. It means that a thorough investigation would take months or years and then when the outrage dies down they will quietly dismiss the charges. It is s stalling technique.

44 posted on 06/09/2011 8:33:46 PM PDT by oldbrowser
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To: Bean Counter
What a sad, sad picture. Rush pointed out that Kennedy killed a woman and remained in the Senate for 4 more decades. Why should Weiner resign?
45 posted on 06/09/2011 8:35:02 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: doug from upland

Because she is just as stupid as Weiner. They deserve each other.


46 posted on 06/09/2011 8:35:02 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: doug from upland

It’s not about being a stand by your man woman, these are hardened Clinton-bot collectivists whose only goals involve social engineering society by brainwashing the young. Nothing else matters. The Anthony Weiner carbon unit WILL CONTINUE!!!


47 posted on 06/09/2011 8:35:55 PM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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To: doug from upland

Why would she stand by Anthony Weiner?

..So she can look over his shoulder at what he’s sending on his damned phone!


48 posted on 06/09/2011 8:38:12 PM PDT by verum ago (A liberal's mind is like a single action revolver with a bobbed hammer)
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To: doug from upland

Can a strong Moslem woman exact Shari’a Law on her wayward Jewish wee-wee flashing husband and carry out an ‘honor killing’? Infidel minds want to know.


49 posted on 06/09/2011 8:42:23 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: Revolting cat!
Her Saudi handlers demand it, that’s why! Sheesh, ya hafta axe?

This world is sooo corrupt. This media is a spoke hole for Satan.

50 posted on 06/09/2011 8:44:06 PM PDT by Digger (T)
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