Amid calls for them to drop out of politics, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner—former congressional colleagues who have both been caught behaving badly around women—are standing their respective ground.
Without a smartphone and social media, the New York City mayoral candidate might well be riding the subway wearing nothing but a trench coat.
Ok. I didn’t want to address it. First, it seemed like a stupid thing to be talking about at all, and then it just seemed stupid, and now it’s mostly sad. But I found that thoughts on the topic were accumulating, unbidden, in my head. So, pardon my being unfashionably late to this particular pity party, but here are a few musings on Anthony Weiner.
Was the answer to Weiner being “exposed” really that his wife had to expose herself, too?
Congressman Anthony Weiner joins the long line of men in public office who have risked their families and careers for sexual indiscretions. Maybe it’s time for politicians to have a little sex ed.
Anthony Weiner, David Vitter, Elliot Spitzer, John Edwards, Randall Tobias. One of these is not like the others.