Disgraced former Congressweinie Weiner got bent out of shape when asked a question about his pornographic past and how voters may have good cause to not trust his judgment as he runs for his party's nomination for Mayor of New York City.
He’s back. An explosive Anthony Weiner received his first serious criticism from voters over the sexting scandal that forced him to resign from Congress Wednesday night–sparking a shouting match that marked the most heated moment of his campaign to date.
It's just starting to get real for Weiner. He tries to pass it off as a mistake, like he put on the wrong color socks or something. Brooklyn Democratic district leader strokes the fire...
“I have a three word question, ‘How dare you?’” he began, seething as he spoke. “I’m a parent, I’ve got two sons. I represent the Democratic Party. I am outraged and disgusted by you, both by what you did and by the fact that you have the arrogance to run for mayor now. And the only reason why you’re running for mayor is because you have this money that you’re going to lose.”
Mr. Owens then pivoted into the scandal.
“I want to understand how you explain to us how you used public facility to tweet offensive material to individuals who may have included minors,” Mr. Owens said. “Now you come back–not even four, eight years later–you come back after two years and you expect us to embrace you because you have good ideas?”
And Weiner certainly had some not so good ideas. I wonder how many of Weiner's "good" ideas involved his underwear? Perhaps it was not such a good idea to takes pictures of his trouser puppy and how he taught it to to sit up and beg.
Mr. Weiner interrupted, shouting over Mr. Strauss. “I’m gonna tell you something! Here’s what I recommend you do, if that’s your question, that’s your concern, here’s what I recommend you do: I recommend you say to them, ‘You know what? We have a lot of voices in the Democratic Party,’” he said, arguing that all ideas should be considered, no matter where they come from. “Ideas matter!”
No Weiner, character matters and honesty matters. Virtue matters. Keeping it in your pants matters. Just ask your wife what mattered to her when you nearly blew up your marriage.