Tag Archives: Anthony Weiner


Weiner’s Sexting Continued Up to a Year Ago

Last summer. Yeah, roughly August. Maybe even a little earlier than that.

— New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, offering “a rough date” for when his sexting with women online finally ended, Politicker reports.


Wronged Wives Stick Together

As a person and as a woman and as a wife, I’ve been through the painful reality of marriage with a troubled individual and having it in the press. My heart goes out to her.

— Jenny Sanford, quoted by the Washington Post, on Anthony Weiner’s wife, Huma Abedin.


Marion Barry is the Master of the Comeback

I can identify with them.

— Former Washington, D.C. mayor Marion Barry (D), quoted by CNN, on the political comeback attempts by Anthony Weiner (D) and Eliot Spitzer (D).


Weiner’s Joke Makes Audience Uncomfortable

Were you raising your hand or flirting with me?

— Anthony Weiner, quoted by Politicker, noting the “off-the-cuff comment drew laughter — if slightly uncomfortable — from the largely positive crowd.”


Weiner Says He Has Thick Skin

Frankly, if you don’t have a thick skin — and I’ve developed an almost rhinocerosly thick skin going through this process — then you probably shouldn’t put yourself up for office, particularly if you want to be mayor. I certainly understand completely … that people have some pretty tough things to say to me, and I’ve certainly seen them all.

— New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D), quoted by Politicker.


Weiner Wonders at Newspaper Coverage

I have no idea how a struggling newspaper has nine reporters covering us.

— New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D), quoted by BuzzFeed, ribbing a New York Post reporter.


Cuomo Doesn’t Want Weiner as Mayor of NYC

Shame on us.

— New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), in an interview with the Syracuse Post-Standard, on if New York City elects Anthony Weiner as mayor.


Anthony Weiner Inches Back Into Twitter

I’m not going to let that tool go unused.

— Anthony Weiner, quoted by the New York Observer, on why he’s using Twitter again despite his rocky history with the social media network.

Poetic Justice

A Thousand Words

Looks like Tony Weiner is saying goodbye.
We’ll all recall him as a real stand-up guy.
Because of his sexting mess,
He’s resigning from Congress,
But we’ll always have the twitpics to remember him by.

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