Lets keep Weiner in the privates sector

Published: Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 04:47 PM.


It's all but official. The New York Times Magazine did a splashy piece on Anthony Weiner , which means he is running for mayor of New York .

His brother even supplied a ringing endorsement in the 8,300-word Sunday article: "There was definitely a douchiness about him I don’t see any more.”

And if we know anything about New York politics, being less “douchie” than your opponent means victory — as long as the union thugs back you.

Weiner was asked the hard questions about what he learned in the political time-out chair: "Where do you stand on gun control?" "Can New Yorkers be trusted to buy 16-ounce Cokes or only 15 ounces?"  "Do you now know the subtle difference between the 'reply' and 'reply all' buttons?”

In the modus operandi of a man plotting his comeback, the article in the New York Times was fed to a compliant, liberal media, public relations partner.

Weiner was a high-level Democratic congressman whose self-inflicted, epic fall from grace was legendary. He and the enchanting and demure Debbie Wasserman Schultz were the media faces of the Democrats on issues. When the humidity was too high in Miami for the TV cameras to get a wide shot of Wasserman Schultz ’s hair, Weiner would be called upon to be the spew monkey of DNC talking points.

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