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  • The Continuing Adventures of Carlos Danger

    09/18/2015 2:07:48 PM PDT · by Mad Marc · 26 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/18/2015 | Diogenes
    Danger Let Go By PR Firm PR firm announces Anthony Weiner’s departure, which came as news to him Anthony Weiner, the former congressman and New York City mayoral candidate whose political career ended due to a sexting scandal, is leaving the New Jersey PR firm MWW less than two months after joining it. The circumstances of the exit are under dispute. Weiner’s departure was announced in an internal memo today from MWW’s president and CEO, Michael Kempner, in polite terms. “Over the past few months, it has become clear that a handful of people and a few media outlets continue...
  • Why Anthony Weiner lost another job

    09/17/2015 3:36:34 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 17, 2015 | Justin Wm. Moyer
    "....First, Weiner tried consulting. Then came another sexting scandal, a failed bid to become New York’s mayor, and a more successful bid to become a full-time Twitter personality and a part-time political commentator. There was also, of course, that appearance in “Sharknado 3.” And now, Weiner has exited a high-profile job at a public relations firm less than two months after it began. “He understands that his presence here has created noise and distraction that just isn’t helpful,” MWW chief executive Michael Kempner wrote in an internal memo, as the New York Post reported.....
  • Anthony Weiner out of his job at powerhouse p.r. firm

    09/16/2015 4:47:33 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 38 replies
    New York Post ^ | Sept. 16, 2015 | Emily Smith
    Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner is out of work again after just two months on the job at the powerhouse public relations firm MWW, The Post has learned. According to an internal memo from MWW chief Michael Kempner, Weiner was a victim of the media who left on his own accord to start up his own company.
  • Anthony Weiner's so gross even PR flacks are disgusted by him

    09/15/2015 4:07:57 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 14, 2015 | Carl Campanile
    Anthony Weiner is so toxic that the powerhouse public-relations firm that hired him is losing top-flight talent, sources tell The Post. Arthur Schwartz, one of the top executives at MWW, quit after the p.r. firm put the horndog ex-congressman from Queens on its payroll as a public policy “expert,” the sources said. [Snip] “This is a direct reaction from Arthur’s business associates being uncomfortable with Anthony Weiner,” said O’Brien Murray, a consultant and Schwartz associate. “Corporations don’t want the image of working with a firm that is affiliated with Anthony Weiner,” Murray said. MWW’s client list includes Netflix, Walgreens, Samsung,...
  • Anthony Weiner Barred From Hillary Clinton Event

    09/09/2015 3:50:37 PM PDT · by markomalley · 31 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 9/9/15 | Brent Scher
    Anthony Weiner, the husband of one of Hillary Clinton’s top campaign aides, is not allowed to attend a campaign fundraiser being hosted by his boss, according to the New York Post.Weiner, who’s once-promising political career was ruined by a series of embarrassing sex scandals, was told that he could not attend a fundraiser hosted by his boss Michael Kempner, who hired Weiner last month.Weiner “was not only not invited,” a source told the New York Post, but “was specifically told not to show up just in case he had any plans to.”The Clinton campaign, however, has not completely kept its...
  • Anthony Weiner told to stay away from Hillary Clinton fundraiser

    09/09/2015 2:01:03 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 41 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 9, 2015 | Richard Johnson
    Anthony Weiner will be conspicuously absent from the fundraiser his boss, Michael Kempner, is throwing for his wife’s boss, Hillary Clinton. Weiner has been kept away from Hillary since his second sexting scandal first broke in 2013, even though Weiner’s wife, Huma Abedin, has a bigger role than ever in Clinton’s presidential campaign. [Snip] But Weiner (a.k.a. Carlos Danger) will not be there. “He was not only not invited,” said one source. “He was specifically told not to show up just in case he had any plans to.”
  • The World According To Trump: “Bing-bing-bing!” [SILLY GRAPHICS]

    09/07/2015 3:13:09 PM PDT · by Silly · 12 replies
    Trump To Win ^ | September 7, 2015 | Silly
  • Anthony Weiner Slams Donald Trump's Attacks on Wife as 'Absurd' and 'Outrageous'

    09/01/2015 7:00:07 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 1, 2015 | Ryan Struyk
    In the feud between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, embattled former Rep. Anthony Weiner – Abedin's husband – is stepping into the line of fire. In a radio show appearance Monday, Weiner called Trump's suggestion that Abedin may have shared state secrets with him both "wrong" and "outrageous."
  • Donald Trump defiant after calling Anthony Weiner a 'perv'

    08/29/2015 1:55:40 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 64 replies
    CNN ^ | 8/29/15 | Theodore Schleifer and Eugene Scott
    Donald Trump on Saturday stood by his charge that disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner is a "perv," adding that he "obviously is psychologically disturbed" and alleging that his wife, Huma Abedin, a top adviser to Hillary Clinton, is passing sensitive information to him. "I think it's a very fair statement that I made and a lot of people have congratulated me," Trump said after an event in Nashville, Tennessee. "(Abedin) is receiving this very, very important information and giving it to Hillary. Well, who else is she giving it to? Her husband has serious problems, and on top of that,...
  • Donald Trump rips into ‘sleazebag perv’ Anthony Weiner

    08/29/2015 5:45:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 76 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 28, 2015 | Bob Fredericks
    GOP frontrunner Donald Trump on Friday ripped longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her hubby Anthony Weiner, calling the ex-Congressman a “perv” and a “sleazebag” during a speech in Boston. Trump said that Abedin — whose first name he repeatedly mispronounced “Ooma” — worked closely with the former first lady and has access to classified information. “And who is Huma married to?” Trump asked, according to The Hill. “One of the great sleazebags of our time, Anthony Weiner.”
  • 'He's one of the great sleaze bags of our time':...

    08/28/2015 8:46:59 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/28/15 | CHRIS PLEASANCE
    ...Trump accuses Clinton aide of sharing secret emails with 'perv' husband Anthony Weiner Trump launched highly personal attack on Clinton aide Huma Abedin Accused her of sharing secret emails with husband Anthony Weiner He branded Weiner a 'perv' and 'one of the great sleaze bags of our time' Trump also called America the 'sucker' of the international community Said U.S. 'gets involved in everything' without asking for anything back In typically brash style Donald Trump has tonight taken a blistering aim at Hillary Clinton and her aide Huma Abedin during an event for supporters in Boston. Discussing the Clinton email...
  • Lawyer for Huma Abedin, a Hillary Clinton Aide, Strikes Back at Accuser

    08/24/2015 10:38:49 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 27 replies
    New York Times ^ | 24 Aug 15 | Maggie Haberman
    A lawyer for Huma Abedin, a top adviser to Hillary Rodham Clinton, has accused Charles E. Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, of damaging Ms. Abedin’s reputation through “unfounded allegations” about her time at the State Department.
  • BUSTED! DASH-CAM VIDEO Proves TX Democrat Was COMPLETELY LYING About “Abusive” Traffic Stop

    08/06/2015 2:45:56 PM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 29 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Aug 6th, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released the dash camera video of a July 14 traffic stop of State Representative Garnet Coleman Tuesday to refute claims Coleman made last week about being disrespected and treated “like a child.” Coleman, as the chair of the Committee on County Affairs, held a hearing last Thursday in Austin as the first public inquiry into the arrest and death of Sandra Bland in Waller County. In that hearing, Coleman recounted his own history of being pulled over in traffic stops and gave this account of an I-10 traffic stop that happened just two weeks ago....
  • Japanese journalist pulls a 'Weiner' in Thailand (Actual title)

    08/01/2015 9:57:33 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 14 replies
    Jakarta Post ^ | 8/1/2015 | AFP
    Japanese broadcaster TV Asahi apologised Saturday after its Bangkok bureau chief posted an image of his genitals on a mobile forum set up by Thailand's foreign ministry, which warned of "consequences". A spokesman for the channel said the unnamed employee had been removed from the job due to his "extremely inappropriate" behaviour. The ministry demanded an explanation for the graphic picture that appeared late Monday in the forum, which was set up for foreign journalists working in Thailand. "We deeply apologise to the Thai foreign ministry and other people concerned," the spokesman said, adding the journalist had been urged to...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Trump attacks Hillary's right-hand-woman Huma Abedin as he calls her husband Weiner ...

    07/31/2015 2:57:19 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 66 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | July 30, 2015 | David Martosko
    Complete headline: EXCLUSIVE: Trump attacks Hillary's right-hand-woman Huma Abedin as he calls her husband Anthony Weiner 'the worst deviant in the United States' and claims the pair had access to Clinton's secret classified emails Donald Trump argues Hillary Clinton's chief of staff is a security liability because of her marriage to disgraced sexting lawmaker Anthony Weiner 'The person seeing her emails more than anybody else is Huma. And who's Huma married to? The worst deviant in the United States of America' Hillary shares 'confidential, top-of-the-line secrets' with confidante Huma Abedin, Trump says, who then likely spills them to her husband...
  • EXCLUSIVE: House Committee Knows Of Hillary Email Server Whistleblower

    06/03/2015 10:04:25 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6-3-15 | Chuck Ross
    Link only. This website is causing fits to my computer, but the article is worth reading. I hope somebody else can copy and paste the content.
  • Anthony Weiner Got a Job fixing PR Messes — Seriously

    07/23/2015 5:50:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 23, 2015 | Carl Campanile
    If you find yourself in a p.r. nightmare, there’s a swashbuckling new hero you can turn to — Carlos Danger. A top “crisis” public-relations firm with ties to Hillary Rodham Clinton has hired the last person in the world that most people would call on to dispense advice on dealing with a scandal: disgraced, penis-texting former Congressman Anthony Weiner. SNIP About the only thing that makes sense about this is that one of the company’s clients is Ball Park Franks. SNIP
  • Anthony Weiner discusses Clinton launch: Doing the unexpected

    04/19/2015 11:48:08 AM PDT · by maggief · 19 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 17, 2015 | DAVID COHEN
    EXCERPT “She’s been around a long time answering questions,” Weiner said, “but I think to some degree this is just the way it appears: She wanted to have a campaign that began a way that was most comfortable to her.” Weiner also made it clear he was speaking for himself — not for his wife. “We talk about just about everything except the campaign,” Weiner said, “I don’t think she even knows I’m here today, except that she’s alone with Jordan.”
  • Weiner sext gal Sydney Leathers lands in new political scandal

    03/05/2015 3:44:59 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 33 replies
    Ny Post ^ | 3/4/15 | By Richard Johnson
    Weiner sext gal Sydney Leathers lands in new political scandal By Richard Johnson Sydney Leathers — the woman who finished off Anthony Weiner’s political career with a sexting scandal — has struck again. This time she’s exposed the kinky fetishes of a Democratic state legislator in the Midwest who responded as “Bitch Boy” when she advertised for a submissive she could “financially dominate.” Leathers, who lives in Evansville, Ind., said Bitch Boy was careful to never give her his name — he sent money to her through a prepaid PayPal card — but didn’t realize his name was on the...
  • Cuomo trumps Weiner on Twitter

    02/14/2015 2:17:34 AM PST · by Mr_Moonlight · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 13 2015 | Carl Campanile
    Anthony Weiner can’t stop getting himself into trouble on social media. The disgraced ex-congressman ignited a juvenile Twitter war with Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday when Weiner poked fun at the governor’s decision last month to shut down the transit system Jan. 26 in preparation for the “blizzard” that wasn’t. “Sunday’s gonna be cold. Governor Cuomo will soon be closing the subway,” tweeted Weiner, who in 2011 resigned in disgrace over a sext­ing scandal. The governor’s staffers weren’t going to let Weiner’s crack pass, and fired back. “Yes, it is going to be cold. A good reason to keep your...
  • Anthony Weiner praises Rand Paul's 2016 strategy

    12/12/2014 10:13:24 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 26 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/12/2014 | Ashley Killough
    (CNN) -- Anthony Weiner thinks Rand Paul is playing it smart. The former Democratic congressman from New York, who resigned in 2011 amid a sexting scandal, offered up some 2016 insight Friday, saying the Kentucky Republican senator is wise to make privacy concerns a big part of his potential presidential platform. "Paul's strategy could put him in a great place in a Republican primary," Weiner wrote in a column for Business Insider. ~snip~ "(Paul's) looking to build a White House bid with his own new age coalition of privacy-concerned, party-non aligned, previously-non voting, SOPA hating, pot tolerant youth," he wrote....
  • Huma Abedin remains at Hillary Clinton’s side despite sexting woes with husband Anthony Weiner

    09/21/2014 6:47:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | September 20, 2014 | Annie Karni
    Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal left his wife Huma Abedin’s role with Hillary Clinton in doubt. But one year later, Abedin's position as Clinton’s personal chief of staff remains intact, as well as her marriage to Weiner. ... As Clinton’s personal chief of staff, Abedin was constantly at her boss’ side as Clinton toured the country promoting her memoir, “Hard Choices,” over the summer. And there she was again last weekend, standing just behind Clinton as the former First Lady worked the rope line at an Iowa steak fry, a visit widely seen as the first concrete public step by Clinton...
  • Exclusive: Mad Magazine Spoofs Damage Control Political Press Conferences

    08/11/2014 5:22:20 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 1 replies ^ | August 11, 2014 | Christian Toto
    One of Andrew Breitbart's finest public moments came when he commandeered Anthony Weiner's hastily arranged press conference in 2011 at the height of Weinergate. Andrew's media savvy made the presser one for the ages. He also condemned the assembled press for making false accusations against him.
  • Weiner to Open Wiener Restaurant

    08/09/2014 12:28:00 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 52 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 Aug 2014 | John Semmens
    Anthony Weiner, the former Democratic Congressman who gained wide notoriety by tweeting photos of his genitalia is ready to open a new chapter in his life. Spotting what he characterized as “an unfilled niche in the marketplace,” the ex-pol is set to embark upon a restaurant venture in the Queens borough of New York City. “The wiener, or hot dog, is an under appreciated delicacy,” Weiner maintains. “Too often it is relegated to street corner carts where it is hastily prepared, topped with pedestrian condiments, and carelessly scarfed down by the palate-challenged troglodytes who walk our streets.” “At Chez Weiner...
  • Anthony Weiner Wants to Open a Restaurant in Queens

    08/08/2014 9:31:16 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies ^ | Friday, Aug 8, 2014 • Updated at 12:21 PM EDT | Staff
    Former congressman Anthony Weiner wants to get back into the community -- by opening a restaurant in Queens. The eatery, which Weiner wants to open in the Rockaways, will be named The Rockaway Restoration Kitchen and will offer locally sourced food.
  • Hillary made a secret deal with Huma to keep Weiner quiet

    06/26/2014 5:19:17 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 40 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 25, 2014 | Emily Smith and Ian Mohr
    Hillary Clinton has a “secret deal” with her top aide Huma Abedin to keep her troublesome husband Anthony Weiner out of the spotlight, sources tell Page Six, as the former secretary of state mulls a run for president. Clinton aides have insisted Weiner “stay out of public life for two years,” and that he “avoid causing any further embarrassment to Huma or Clinton,” according to our sources.
  • Hillary made a secret deal with Huma to keep Weiner quiet

    06/26/2014 5:12:42 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 10 replies
    NY Post -- Page Six ^ | 6-26-14 | Emily Smith and Ian Mohr
    Hillary Clinton has a “secret deal” with her top aide Huma Abedin to keep her troublesome husband Anthony Weiner out of the spotlight, sources tell Page Six, as the former secretary of state mulls a run for president. Clinton aides have insisted Weiner “stay out of public life for two years,” and that he “avoid causing any further embarrassment to Huma or Clinton,” according to our sources. The former sexting pol has been noticeably absent at recent public events attended by Abedin, including the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner in Manhattan earlier this month. Nor has he appeared at the...
  • Anthony Weiner Favorites “Ultimate Sext Machine” Tweet, Calls it an Accident

    06/16/2014 7:32:37 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 19 replies
    You’d think former Rep. Anthony Weiner would try to avoid anything with the word “sexting” like the plague. After all, it was a sexting scandal that pushed him out of office in 2011. But recently, Weiner found himself trying to explain why he would favorite a tweet that claimed “Tinder will now be the ultimate sext machine.” It was a tweet by former Slate staffer Matt Yglesias, who is now Vox’s executive editor, and included a link to a piece about a new photo feature in the dating app.
  • If Hillary wins, does Huma Abedin gets access to the WH? If so, what about her hubby Anthony Weiner?

    05/23/2014 11:32:39 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 28 replies
    5/23/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    If Hillary wins, would Huma Abedin, Hillary's long-time aide (and presently working at the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation) have access to the White House? It would seem so. Given that, would her husband - Anthony Weiner - at least have a modicum of access to the White House, too? Bill and Tony: the not-so-odd-couple? Scandals magnifique?
  • The Real War on Women

    05/06/2014 2:46:23 PM PDT · by MichaelAsher54 · 2 replies
    Penetrating Insights into the Obvious ^ | 05/06/2014 | Michael Asher
    The Real War on Women
  • Savage Destroys Hannity [Wallbanger is sad.]

    03/26/2014 6:05:10 PM PDT · by AdamBomb · 137 replies
    The Rich Lieberman Report ^ | 3/26/2014 | Rich Lieberman
    Love him, hate him, revile at his rants, he's the highest-paid radio host in the Bay Area; Michael Savage, syndicated talkie that has destroyed his ghost rival, Sean Hannity not only here, (KSFO), but NY, (King of the apple), Chicago, Detroit, Dallas. It's not even close in the important radio demos that count although some advertisers are still weary of Savage's discourse. They might have to reassess that position. Savage makes north of a million dollars but between his books and diversified business interests fortune, he's reportedly worth close to $100 million. Who needs radio?
  • Anthony Weiner's 'brashness' just got him a new job

    03/24/2014 10:31:29 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 37 replies
    The Week ^ | 3-24-14 | Jon Terbush
    Former congressman and New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner — who has been looking for a new gig ever since he twice torpedoed his political career by sexting random women on the internet — has finally found a job. Beginning this week, Weiner will write a monthly political column (creatively titled, "Weiner!") for Business Insider.
  • Weiner: Let’s face it, Hillary’s arguably the most qualified presidential candidate in U.S. history

    01/25/2014 12:18:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 24, 2014 | Allahpundit
    You can draw the historical comparisons as easily as I can, so I won’t bore you with them. Simple question instead: Should we cut this guy some slack for slobbering this way knowing that he’s just trying to make amends for jeopardizing his wife’s career? Huma was, and probably still is, a lock for membership in the White House inner circle if Hillary wins in 2016. The only baggage that might get her booted is you-know-who’s habit of doing you-know-what. If, after two years of public humiliation, Weiner wants to make it up to her by keeping a straight face...
  • Anthony Weiner on Hillary Clinton: ‘Most qualified candidate in history’

    01/24/2014 10:10:55 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1/24/2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Scandal-plagued Anthony Weiner — whose wife is a close associate to Hillary Clinton — laid it on pretty thick for the former first lady this week, characterizing her as quite possibly the best politician for the presidential role in the entire history of the United States. On Larry King’s Ora TV show, Mr. Weiner said: “If Hillary were to run, she’d be an amazing candidate, arguably the most qualified candidate in the history of the United States ever to run for president,” The New York Post reports.
  • Anthony Weiner on Hillary Clinton: ‘Most qualified candidate in history’

    01/24/2014 10:14:52 AM PST · by Zakeet · 61 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 24, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Scandal-plagued Anthony Weiner — whose wife is a close associate to Hillary Clinton — laid it on pretty thick for the former first lady this week, characterizing her as quite possibly the best politician for the presidential role in the entire history of the United States.
  • Kelly to Anthony Weiner: ‘How can somebody with a secret like that go on TV and be that cocky?’

    01/21/2014 7:58:43 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/20/2014 | Brendan Bordelon
    Fox News host Megyn Kelly and former New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner butted heads yet again Monday night, with the disgraced mayoral candidate exploding after Kelly asked “how somebody with a secret like that could go on TV and be that cocky?
  • Anthony Weiner, wife hunt for cheaper digs

    01/21/2014 2:58:56 AM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/21/14
    Disgraced pol Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, are looking to move out of their $12,000-a-month Park Avenue South rental to a cheaper place. “Their lease is up in a couple of months, so they are looking at apartments,” a source told us. The pervy former mayoral candidate and the aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were spotted looking at apartments last week in the Gramercy area, spies said, east of the $3.3 million, four-bedroom rental they’ve been living in that’s owned by Democratic donor Jack Rosen, a close pal of Bill Clinton.
  • Anthony Weiner Hints of Another Comeback Attempt

    12/27/2013 2:59:43 AM PST · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    Politicker ^ | December 26, 2013 | Jill Colvin
    Former Congressman Anthony Weiner posted a thank you message to supporters on Facebook this afternoon that leaves the door open–ever so slightly–to another comeback run. “What’s next? I’ll keep you posted on my plans. But I hope we keep the band together,” he wrote in the message to supporters posted on his Facebook page. “(Who knows, maybe I have a third book of ideas in me!)” he added. Mr. Weiner, who lost his race for mayor this summer following revelations that he’d continued sexting with women long after he resigned from Congress, has kept largely out of the spotlight since...
  • Carlos Danger Got Two Votes For New York City Mayor

    09/28/2013 12:30:33 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 13 replies
    Carlos Danger Got Two Votes For New York City Mayor National Journal Matt Berman 4 hours ago The official New York City Democratic mayoral primary vote count is in. And two people wrote in Anthony Weiner's alter-ego. According to the New York City Board of Elections, two write-in votes for mayor went to "Carlos Danger," the online name that Anthony Weiner used for explicitly sexual conversations with a woman after he had resigned from Congress. For some context: Bill Clinton also received two write-in votes for mayor. Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins received one vote. So did Noam...
  • Do as I say, not as I do: Hillary tells Huma to dump Anthony Weiner

    09/24/2013 1:58:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 23, 2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Huma Abedin, a top staffer for Hillary Clinton and the wife of beleaguered and scandalized Anthony Weiner, was told to give her husband the boot — or leave the Clinton camp. “Huma has a choice to make,” an unnamed source said, to New York magazine. “Does she go with Anthony or does she go with Hillary?” This is the “biggest question among Hillary’s circle,” the magazine said, as the former first lady takes the stage as the Democratic Party’s most likely White House candidate for 2016. Ms. Abedin has been a close aide for years — but her husband’s sexting...
  • Anthony Weiner Blames Election Loss on His Last Name

    09/20/2013 7:03:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 62 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 9/20/2013
    Anthony Weiner the Geraldo Rivero radio show: "There's no mistaking the New York media world had a field day with my name and that's part of the game. I had every tabloid in New York going bananas trying every day to derail me."
  • Anthony Weiner: 'I'm not an idiot'

    09/20/2013 11:47:29 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 91 replies
    Anthony Weiner: 'I'm not an idiot' By: Tal Kopan September 20, 2013 01:09 PM EDT In his first national media interview since losing the New York City mayoral primary, former Rep. Anthony Weiner joined Geraldo Rivera for a nearly 20-minute appearance on Rivera’s radio show Friday, taking responsibility for his loss while also blaming the media for focusing on his sexting scandal. As he did on the trail, Weiner said he tried to run a campaign on the issues, but he admitted that revelations of further sexting after his resignation from Congress led to his loss. “If you’re breaking the...
  • Weiner's doing fine: Former mayoral candidate appears in good spirits after crushing primary defeat

    09/11/2013 9:20:32 PM PDT · by Windflier · 51 replies
    Mail Online ^ | Hayley Peterson, Meghan Keneally, and Snejana Farberov
    Just hours after marking the disastrous conclusion of his mayoral campaign by flipping off news reporters, Anthony Weiner re-emerged in the spotlight with a smile on his face. The former candidate appeared relaxed and in good spirits when a photographer caught up with him outside his apartment building on Park Avenue in Manhattan Wednesday. The disgraced ex-congressman and sexting aficionado appeared to have rallied after his crushing defeat in the Democratic primaries, finishing his run with only 5 per cent.
  • Big Apple voters not terribly enchanted with Carlos Danger and Client #9

    09/11/2013 7:31:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/11/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    <p>Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer won the Democratic primary for comptroller Tuesday night, ending disgraced ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s surprise bid to reclaim his political career.</p> <p>Stringer had argued that voters should spurn a politician who resigned amid a prostitution scandal. He offered himself as a veteran, untarnished public servant who knows how to work with others to make government work.</p>
  • Weiner dodges sexting partner, flips the bird as he rides off

    09/11/2013 6:07:41 AM PDT · by justlurking · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | 2013-09-11 | CNN Political Unit
    New York (CNN) – The now-immortalized final moment of Anthony Weiner's failed New York mayoral campaign was the candidate's middle finger directed at a reporter curbside as his car drove away Tuesday night. CNN affiliate NY-1 captured Weiner flipping the bird on video as the candidate departed his primary election night party after delivering his concession speech, punctuating the end of his bizarre campaign and an odd evening.
  • Anthony Weiner exits NYC mayoral race with middle finger to crowd

    09/11/2013 5:52:24 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 54 replies
    Talk about going out with a bang. The last image New York City had of former Rep. Anthony Weiner as he drove from his primary election night party — a loser in the mayoral race — was his middle finger, held high in his passenger-side window. And if that wasn’t dramatic enough, making a dramatic entrance at Mr. Weiner’s campaign party was none other than his old sexting partner, Syndey Leathers, dressed in a skin-tight red dress, CNN reported. “I’m here to celebrate,” she said, CNN reported. “I think he needs some sex therapy.
  • Parting shot: Anthony Weiner flips the bird to journos as he drives away from election loss [pics]

    09/11/2013 2:31:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 9/11/2013
    America’s sexting fiend bade adieu to his disastrous New York City mayoral campaign in the classiest way possible: By raising his creepy middle finger to journalists as he drove off after his concession speech. Nice parting shot, Anthony Weiner. I'm sure your smart & classy wife is thrilled. (We have room & unlimited Hagen Daz here for you, Huma).— Kes Trester (@kestrester) September 11, 2013 Here’s the Weiner finger in all its, er, glory: A blurry image of #Weiner saying goodbye with his middle finger as he drives off from HQ tonight. cc: @BuzzFeedAndrew— Kate Rose (@KateRoseMe) September...
  • Brawl for the Hall: New York Primary Election Day, Sept. 10, 2013 Live (Sydney Leathers, too)

    09/10/2013 4:54:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The New York Daily News' Brawl for the Hall ^ | September 10, 2013 | Brad Gerick
    Welcome to our team coverage of Primary Day 2013! Daily News reporters, photographers and producers will be all over the city to track the candidates, check out polling sites -- and bring you the results. We're also looking for your input. Use the #NYC2013 hashtag and/or mention @nydailynews to send us your observations, pictures and videos of the campaigns, trouble/successes at the poll sites and anything else election-related you'd like to share. Stay with us all day. Our own Simone Weichselbaum reports on a Primary Day shortage of Spanish translators: There were not enough Spanish language translators at the polls...
  • Daily Caller editorial board endorses Anthony Weiner for mayor

    09/09/2013 9:40:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | September 9, 2013 | Patrick Howley
    Anthony Weiner, the People’s Choice Mr. Weiner, the former congressman, offers voters more than a decade of accomplishments in his fight for the city’s middle class and those struggling to make it. Blessed with a beautiful wife, natural charisma, the friendship of Bill and Hillary Clinton, and a sack full of policy ideas, Mr. Weiner is clearly the hardest candidate in the race for his opponents to beat off. The Daily Caller joins many across the city of New York in kneeling to endorse Mr. Weiner in Tuesday’s Democratic mayoral primary. Mr. Weiner is not without stiff competition. Mr. de...
  • Anthony Weiner: Wife Huma's only crime is 'standing by my side'

    09/08/2013 6:23:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    NBC's Today Show ^ | September 8, 2013 | Jillian Eugenios
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner will appear in a live interview with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie Monday, just a day before New Yorkers head to the polls to cast their vote in the primaries. A taped pre-interview between Weiner and Guthrie appeared Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” and Weiner admitted to Guthrie that his campaign was a gamble. “From the moment go, I was waging this campaign on a bet,” he said. “And the bet was basically that I know that people have embarrassing things they would hear about me and did know about me and my...