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  • Rush Limbaugh Says Weiner’s Wife Huma Is a ‘Doormat’ Because She Is Muslim (Audio)

    07/26/2013 12:32:43 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 44 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | 07/26/2013 | By Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht
    Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh weighed in on the Anthony Weiner cyber-sex controversy on Thursday, calling Weiner’s wife Huma Abedin powerless in the relationship because she is a Muslim. “Huma is a Muslim,” Limbaugh said. “In that regard, Weiner ought to be able to get away with anything. Muslim women don’t have any power, right? Muslim women are beheaded, stoned, whatever if they drive, have affairs. In certain countries, Muslim women, if they’re raped, are killed – it’s their fault.” The day before on his radio show Limbaugh called Huma a “doormat” and criticized her esteem for Hillary Clinton....
  • Does Huma Deserve Sympathy or Scorn?

    07/25/2013 2:10:39 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 72 replies
    Newser ^ | 07/25/2013 | John Johnson,
    (Newser) – The new Anthony Weiner revelations have put wife Huma Abedin back in the public eye, even more so this time because she chose to defend him publicly. A sample of the reaction: No sympathy: "Clearly, there is something very wrong with Abedin—whether it’s simply that she shares her husband’s vaulting ambition or that she has a pathological need to be publicly humiliated, something’s up," writes Maureen Callahan at the New York Post. Abedin played along with Weiner's I'm-a-changed-man interviews knowing it wasn't true. She "was happy to lie to a public that had been nothing but sympathetic toward...
  • Huma Abedin Allowed To Represent Clients While At State

    05/16/2013 3:47:34 PM PDT · by drewh · 14 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/16/13 4:14 PM EDT
    Huma Abedin — Hillary Clinton’s longtime aide and the wife of all-but-declared New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner — spent her final months at the State Department working as a part-time consultant with the agency who at the same time was allowed to represent outside clients, POLITICO has confirmed. Abedin, a fixture at the Clintons’ side for at least 15 years — from Iowa to Indonesia — shifted to her new role after maternity leave in the early summer of 2012, according to a source familiar with the arrangement. The new status made her a “special government employee,” which was...