Dare I Point This Out?
This write up by Amy Davidson at the New Yorker is getting passed around as a “savvy”, “smart”, and “unconventional” take on Anthony Weiner. She posits that Anthony Weiner is not a good measurer of risk. Measuring risk is what politicians do for a living—from when they decide to run, to voting to hire policemen or teachers or to go to war. One doesn’t want | Read More »
The Triumph of Politics
I am sure you will read a lot about Congressman Weiner and his scandal and morality and failed politicians and us versus them and David Vitter, Larry Craig and Ted Kennedy and what have you. I am sure you will. I am not sure you will read anything similar to my take on this, which is admittedly not as partisan as some other takes may | Read More »
How Many Male Semi-Pornographic Pictures Does Anthony Weiner Have on His Blackberry?
Anthony Weiner is now offering up this to CNN. It certainly doesn’t look familiar to me, but I don’t want to say with certitude to you something that I don’t know to be the certain truth,” Weiner told CNN in an interview. If Anthony Weiner cannot “say with certitude” that it was his weiner on twitter, how many other men’s weiners does Anthony Weiner have | Read More »
Weinergate Continues With Four Questions
It is becoming increasingly obvious that Anthony Weiner sent a college co-ed a picture of his . . . well I’m not sure which word I should use . . . weiner . . . on twitter. CNN Reporter Dana Bash has the four questions Congressman Weiner needs to answer: Is the picture of the Congressman? Why did the Congressman hire a lawyer? Why won’t | Read More »