Gray Lady to Weiner: Get out

posted at 8:01 am on July 24, 2013 by Ed Morrissey

Allahpundit gave a great recap to one of the stranger political events of all time, the attempt by Anthony Weiner to argue for yet another opportunity for redemption.  When he entered the mayoral race, Weiner said that he’d learned his lesson after the scandal broke in 2011 and was ready to return, but revelations in the past 24 hours show that he continued his extramarital Internet trolling well after the birth of his child last year.  Nevertheless, his wife Huma Abedin stood by his side and declared that she supported Weiner and that the latest reports were old news and an issue between the two of them.

Did New Yorkers agree?  It’s too early for polling, but one voice was singularly unimpressed with the spectacle. The New York Times editorial board wasted no time yesterday evening in delivering a responseget out:

At some point, the full story of Anthony Weiner and his sexual relationships and texting habits will finally be told. In the meantime, the serially evasive Mr. Weiner should take his marital troubles and personal compulsions out of the public eye, away from cameras, off the Web and out of the race for mayor of New York City. …

When the first texts were revealed two years ago, Mr. Weiner lied about it, saying he had been the victim of hackers. Then he owned up, tearfully abandoned his office and retreated into private life. Then he was back, telling the world that therapy and his wife’s forgiveness had turned him around and that he was ready to begin a new chapter. That turned out to be the mayor’s race, which he entered in May. What he did not say then, and what voters did not realize until Tuesday, was that his resignation had not been the end of his sexual misconduct.

The timing here matters, as it would for any politician who violates the public’s trust and then asks to have it back. Things are different now, he insists. “This behavior is behind me,” he said again on Tuesday. He suggested that people should have known that his sexting was an unresolved problem well into 2012.

That’s ridiculous and speaks to a familiar but repellent pattern of misleading and evasion. It’s up to Mr. Weiner if he wants to keep running, to count on voters to forgive and forget and hand him the keys to City Hall. But he has already disqualified himself.

One would certainly hope that the latest chapter in Where On The Internet Is Anthony Weiner disqualifies him from public office, at least for a while.  If that doesn’t do it, then the humiliation that Weiner inflicted on his wife yesterday should do it.  As Glenn Thrush writes at Politico, her debut on the political stage could not have come at a more cringe-inducing moment, and yet that’s exactly what Weiner imposed on her:

New York City Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner unleashed his typical torrent of verbiage on Tuesday — but words couldn’t compete with the excruciating image of his embarrassed wife squirming in the spotlight both have sought.

In the most cringe-worthy moment of a four-month political comeback yarn that has tested Gotham’s gag reflex, Huma Abedin, the dignified wife of a serially disgraced Democrat, nervously defended her husband at a Tuesday press conference. …

His luck may be running out. The tragi-slapstick spectacle of Weiner and his wife appearing at the gritty offices of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis Center in Manhattan to save his career clearly marked a new, and dangerous, phase for Weiner.

“You want this guy to be mayor? Or you want him in therapy?” asked an incredulous Doug Muzzio, a Baruch College professor and longtime observer of city scandal, from Koch-era corruption to Rudy Giuliani’s well-chronicled infidelities.

Now that he’s pushed his wife into the political spotlight in his defense, Weiner had better prepare her for what follows.  For instance, while most of the commentary has been sympathetic to Huma, at least some are wondering just how she rationalized a return to electoral politics with this sword of Damocles hanging over their heads.  Huma also cooperated with a gooey People Magazine story on their family life that clearly was intended to rehab Weiner’s image for re-entry into politics, while supposedly she knew her husband had continued his Internet trolling.  Or at least that’s what she suggested yesterday, but ABC News reports that the news may have blindsided Huma, too:

So far, ABC hasn’t followed that up with a story, but that may come later on Good Morning America.  The question is whether New Yorkers really want to deal with this continuing public train wreck or find someone who is responsible enough to run his own life, let alone the nation’s largest city.  After yesterday’s train wreck, the Weiners should be taking the NYT’s advice and get out of public life, but it seems they won’t get that message until voters deliver it to them.


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Weiner’s got something incriminating on Huma/Shrillery. Only explanation for her dutiful response. She’s taking one for Shrillery’s team.

Rational Thought on July 24, 2013 at 10:44 AM

This has to be it.

But your interpretation is not quite correct. Huma is part of the payment. Wiener is not only the beard but he is not spilling his guts on the Huma/Hillary connection, which would sink her campaign.

Running for Mayor is probably the safest thing to do for him, if he wants to avoid the Vince Foster angle … this may be a very interesting balancing act for all involved.

gh on July 24, 2013 at 11:30 AM

Honestly you guys the Clinton psychodrama angle is much more entertaining than the Muslim angle, and makes them all look so ridiculous. Hammer that part.

alwaysfiredup on July 24, 2013 at 11:21 AM

So true. Look how bad it turned out for Hillary after sticking with her lying/cheating husband. She waonly got elected Senator of a state she didn’t previously live in and then got appointed as chief diplomat of the most powerful nation on the planet.

Seriously, what is Huma thinking? The American public will obviously be outraged at her serious lack of judgement, like they were with Hillary. She will probably have to end up having to settle for the House seat previously stained by Weiner. Even worse, governor or VP.

Hillary/Huma 2016: Strong Independent Women.

At least the Clinton’s had a classy blue dress. Huma is probably left with a crusty sock next to the computer.

weaselyone on July 24, 2013 at 11:30 AM

Well it’s now assured.
.
Get used to “His Honor,Mayor Weiner”.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on July 24, 2013 at 11:30 AM

If we lived in a sane world the media would be on trial for all the obviously false puff pieces they pushed out…

They are on trial every day and we the people exonerate them in our rush to go along with the other citizen jurors and not be thought of as the odd holdout.

It’s called pride and it is the prime fuel for the Godless left’s perfect “Political Correctness” weapon a well.

Don L on July 24, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Weiner to Gray Lady – Are you sure you don’t want some candids of me? I mean you covered up for Bill and I would be more than glad to uncover for you…

And to think this man could STILL be the Mayor of NYC.

What does it take for the Democratic Party to oust someone? Well, they have been stuck with the Weiner so far. And they will always back a Weiner… errr… WINNER!

ajacksonian on July 24, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Why isn’t Weiner hung around the necks of Democrats like they did with Akin and the GOP?

Should be turning this local race national and asking Democrats to disown Weiner’s behavior.

Seriously. Congresscritters have an even larger vested interest in NY mayor due to all the Federal dollars flowing into the city. Credibility issues with the mayor of NYC should be important to everyone in Congress. Why are they being silent? If they are silent they are approving of his behavior. Is the DNC funding Weiner’s campaign or does he have to first win a primary? If he has to win a primary first, then the DNC should be forced to make it very clear that they will not support him if he wins the primary.

weaselyone on July 24, 2013 at 11:40 AM

I think it is amusing how they have a Weiner blackout over at d-kos. No front page articles, no diaries at all, no mention in daily news summaries. Lol. I somehow doubt it is because they are morally offended about discussing his follies.

clevbrian19d on July 24, 2013 at 11:45 AM

At this point, its all about HUma and her career goals, while being mentored by the most infamous doormat in recent political history.

Huma just needs to “stand by her man” – then leverage that to bigger and better things. She is both a martyr and a “strong woman” in doing so – which is a great resume enhancer for any Dem woman.

This also takes the narrative away from Huma’s personal and ideological connections to nefarious things.

The Dem War on Women begins at home. I can just see Bubba and Anthony hitting the liberal womyn circuit to talk about these things. It worked Fluking well in 2012, it will in 2016.

Odie1941 on July 24, 2013 at 11:46 AM

Gray Lady to Weiner: Get out

Expected to win by pulling-away,
it now looks like a photo finish.

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on July 24, 2013 at 11:50 AM

Quote NYT:

At some point, the full story of Anthony Weiner and his sexual relationships and texting habits will finally be told.

I’m thinking not ’til he’s dead, because at this point it’s safe to bet the guy will be adding to the “story” until then.
And who knows what technological advances will take place in ‘sexting’ in the next 5-10-15 years! PROGRESS!!!

Marcola on July 24, 2013 at 11:52 AM

Why isn’t Weiner hung around the necks of Democrats like they did with Akin and the GOP?

Because Democrats aren’t embarrassed by Weiner’s behavior.

joejm65 on July 24, 2013 at 11:55 AM

Questions:
1. Did Anthony Weiner ever transform an online sexual relationship into a physical sexual relationship in person?

2. Did Anythony Weiner have any actual physical sexual relationships outside of his marriage other than the already disclosed online relationships?

3. Did Anthony Weiner have an online sexual relationship with anyone considered underage?

4. What steps did Anthony Weiner take to ensure the women with whom he as communicating were of legal age prior to sending/receiving explicit photographs?

5. Does or has Anthony Weiner ever been in posession of explicit photographs of women less than legal age?

6. Did Anyhony Weiner ever send sexually explicit photographs to women who are underage?

7. Can Anthony Weiner make available all communications with women from Cell Phone and Social Media records?

8. Anthony Weiner promised things (condo, job with Politico) to women whom he was communicating with online. Has Anthony Weiner provided actual material support to any women outside of his marriage?

9. Is there any basis to ability of Anthony Weiner to get an online mistress a job with Politico?

10. What connection does Anthony Weiner have to Politico that would allow him to guarantee a job to an online mistress?

11. Why would Anthony Weiner be comfortable having an online mistress working at a Political News Media organization when exposure would likely result at some point?

So many more…..
Our media is failing to ask the most simple of questions and investigate. Alas, those of us in flyover country have no voice of sanity on a national media level.

weaselyone on July 24, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Any New Yorker that would still vote for this nutjob as mayor deserves to live in the sewer that was once a great city.

This would be a non-issue most other places meaning that Weiner wouldn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell of winning. However, this is NY and many of the residents would vote for satan himself as long as they could continue getting their free taxpayer goodies.

Kingfisher on July 24, 2013 at 12:06 PM

Because Democrats aren’t embarrassed by Weiner’s behavior.

joejm65 on July 24, 2013 at 11:55 AM

You mean, to expect honor and integrity from a Democrat? HA! That’s for everybody else.

Kingfisher on July 24, 2013 at 12:08 PM

Didn’t all the Kinko’s stores change their names to FedEx Office?

22044 on July 24, 2013 at 11:28 AM

Yeah, but ‘Kinko’s’ seemed to be more appropriate, somehow…

trigon on July 24, 2013 at 12:21 PM

But … but … but … Hillary’s ex-girlfriend jumped in and “SAVED” Little Tony Danger’s campaign – her emotional and heartfelt comments were so well received, and she is going to make a wonderful Mrs. Mayor.

Pork-Chop on July 24, 2013 at 12:23 PM

Why isn’t Weiner hung around the necks of Democrats like they did with Akin and the GOP?

Because Democrats aren’t embarrassed by Weiner’s behavior.

joejm65 on July 24, 2013 at 11:55 AM

Actually because Republicans are pathetic. Whether democrats are embarrassed or not, they could still take damage for this. If republicans weren’t pathetic.

rrpjr on July 24, 2013 at 12:26 PM

weaselyone on July 24, 2013 at 12:02 PM

In the public record, as far as I know:

1. No.
2. No.
3. Yes but not criminally, iirc.
4. Does not target underage girls but doesn’t go out of his way.
5. Unknown.
6. Unsure — underwear pics, yes, iirc.
7. He’s quite prolific and probably doesn’t keep records.
8. Unlikely.
9. He probably thinks so.
10. He’s a democrat and almost certainly knows people there.
11. Wouldn’t bother him.

IMO, he probably has another active alias *right now*. He probably assumes he can get elected and that even if he gets caught again, it won’t matter. The NYT clearly thinks differently. Weiner is probably right. I just hope he wins …

I’m off to get more popcorn.

gh on July 24, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Weiner is the perfect choice for mayor of NYC – AFTER he wins, no elected democrat on the federal level (at least) will be able to have an open relationship with him, as obama and democrats have with Bloomberg. Mayor of NYC is a high profile position, and democrats would love nothing more than to publicly benefit from having an ultra-lib in the office – with little Tony Weiner in there, they won’t be able to.

Go-Weiner-Go!

Pork-Chop on July 24, 2013 at 12:38 PM

Operation Save Huma commences.

Christien on July 24, 2013 at 12:51 PM

At this point, its all about Huma and her career goals, while being mentored by the most infamous doormat in recent political history.

Huma just needs to “stand by her man” – then leverage that to bigger and better things. She is both a martyr and a “strong woman” in doing so – which is a great resume enhancer for any Dem woman.

This also takes the narrative away from Huma’s personal and ideological connections to nefarious things.

The Dem War on Women begins at home. I can just see Bubba and Anthony hitting the liberal womyn circuit to talk about these things. It worked Fluking well in 2012, it will in 2016.

Odie1941 on July 24, 2013 at 11:46 AM

Damned straight. Do not think for more than a second that Dems care one whit about Anthony himself. It is all about protecting Huma and her ACCESS to the corridors and reins of power in America.

Christien on July 24, 2013 at 12:58 PM

Well, Hillary stood by her man, and Huma is standing by her man, and Silda is standing by her man too.

Remember, it’s only when conservatives prong the hired help that it’s bad. It’s ok when liberals do it. I believe that all liberals are allowed six Steinem Gropes before overtime kicks in.

unclesmrgol on July 24, 2013 at 1:01 PM

Ed,

Huma was grinning her ass off like she couldn’t hide the fact that she is pulling a fast one on everybody. Yeah, right, she looked super embarrassed. Don’t fall for her act for a second.

*triple facepalm* smh

Christien on July 24, 2013 at 1:02 PM

Why are we not getting Filthy Filner news? Ace has a great post, just up, and it is not even off-topic here:

http://ace.mu.nu/archives/341914.php

A spokeswoman for Emily’s List, a group that works to elect women supportive of abortion rights, argued the difference between Filner’s — or Weiner’s or Spitzer’s for that matter — behavior and that of Republican gaffe-prone men has to do with the legislative priorities of the GOP.

Go Weiner Go!!

gh on July 24, 2013 at 1:04 PM

unclesmrgol on July 24, 2013 at 1:01 PM

Silda?

Is that Spitzer’s wife?

gh on July 24, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Weiner’s latest girl friend. Clearly underage:

http://ace.mu.nu/archives/341894.php

gh on July 24, 2013 at 1:09 PM

This episode illustrates one great advantage that Democrats have…they are not subject to shame. You cannot shame a Democrat.

Blaise on July 24, 2013 at 1:10 PM

Heck,

You know New Yorkers…they’ll elect him, bless their hearts.

ProfShadow on July 24, 2013 at 1:11 PM

I absolutely love the headline in the New York Post: WEINER WON’T PULL OUT

merlich on July 24, 2013 at 1:16 PM

From Drudge:

Pressure mounts for Wiener to pull out……

Tenwheeler on July 24, 2013 at 1:25 PM

We finally know how far a democrat has to cross over the line before being disowned by the NYT. Obviously it’s a pretty damn long way.

dczombie on July 24, 2013 at 1:25 PM

So, when are we treated to the “Aw, girlfren!” interviews with Huma and Hillary regarding this scandal?

Gotta maintain Huma’s access, above all.

Christien on July 24, 2013 at 1:31 PM

Is that Spitzer’s wife?

gh on July 24, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Yup.

unclesmrgol on July 24, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Looks like Wiener will be in the hands of the public.

bluesman on July 24, 2013 at 1:45 PM

Are you people crazy? Don’t push this guy out now.

Let NYC make him Mayor. COMEDY GOLD from Mayor Carlos Danger for years to come.

You’re just setting up some Dem to ride in and take over, and be the New Democrat Star. Let the Democrat Mayor of America’s largest city be a laughing stock.

Moesart on July 24, 2013 at 1:50 PM

I keep thinking about how NYC would rather vote for a monkey than a Republican. But I think the more illustrative analogy is that NYC would rather vote for an immoral and corrupt Democrat than an honest Republican. In the end, you get what you vote for.

Honestly, it’s hard to blame them I guess. When I see a “D” I think of Marxism and crushing debt. If some sleazeball Republican embarrassed himself publicly on a daily basis but got the policies right, it would be a better outcome than an honest socialist.

hisfrogness on July 24, 2013 at 1:51 PM

Huma said their marriage has its ups and downs. Not enough, apparently. IYKWIMAITYDXYZPDQ

Christien on July 24, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Kinky Sex Education Special

What is with these women that stand by these guys like Weiner?

iceman1960 on July 24, 2013 at 8:10 AM

Ms. Powers, who has had ample stupid juice lately, just knocked the Mayoral candidate from her Fox podium for including his wife in the weird activity with the word “us” or “we” in this presser. How does she know the spouse didn’t LIKE it and even encourage him?

Anyone who claims to know what goes on behind closed doors between a couple is either very naive or very arrogant, or both.

It was never brought up in the Clinton scandal but did anyone ask Mrs.Clinton what role she had? I had more than one woman, including my own sister, claim to know ladies who would let their husbands do anything with anyone else so long as they were left alone or had only to tolerate him in smaller doses.

Other women are OK in harems.

We need a TV show on this.

Just don’t ask Bill O. to host it as he seems clueless about bad girls.

IlikedAUH2O on July 24, 2013 at 2:06 PM

Huma Weiner.

Tee-hee!

James on July 24, 2013 at 2:35 PM

Really, is this what they had in mind when they dubbed New York “The Naked City”? Regular Right Guy

Mornin Mojo on July 24, 2013 at 2:43 PM

What, does the NYT think Weiner is a Republican or something?

I thought that Democrats could do no evil, no matter what evil they did, in the reporting of the NYT.

ProfShadow on July 24, 2013 at 2:50 PM

This is just like any episode of the Maury Povich show.

Woman brings husband on show, accusing him of cheating. Husband fails lie detector test and is then shown on video tape hitting on female decoys in the green room. Woman cries, gets very emotional, and the in the end decides to forgive her husband and stay with him.

Viewers just shake their heads and say “What a stupid woman. That man aint never going to treat her right” and hit the fast forward button for the next segment.

Captain Kirock on July 24, 2013 at 3:04 PM

Huma stays in this”marriage” for the same reason she married him…the Muslim Brotherhood…she is a Muslim..from a radical Muslim background..her family are all high up in the MB..he is a Jew…normally,her family would not have permitted this..they all have bigger fish to fry..including HRClinton…

Xango Annie on July 24, 2013 at 3:32 PM

I absolutely love the headline in the New York Post: WEINER WON’T PULL OUT

merlich on July 24, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Weiner won’t pull out just because it’s gotten harder.

trigon on July 24, 2013 at 3:48 PM

Weiner’s got something incriminating on Huma/Shrillery. Only explanation for her dutiful response. She’s taking one for Shrillery’s team.

Rational Thought on July 24, 2013 at 10:44 AM

Not the only explanation….

She didn’t look the least bit embarrassed while standing there. She looked arrogant. She knows damn well her hubby has the inside track on the mayor’s office, and she knows this won’t stop him (i.e. her).

She is well aware how stupid the typical new york city voter is. She’s smiling because they’re so easy to manipulate.

The real tragedy is that they’re so stupid, there is not a single republican who could ever beat him in this election.

runawayyyy on July 24, 2013 at 4:06 PM

It’s pretty sad that New Yorkers are so desperate to keep liberal dems in power that they will vote for Weiner or Quinn, when there are candidates who could probably do a lot of good for the city.

(Libertarian) Joe Lhota: http://joelhotaformayor.com/

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/04/08/joe-lhota-libertarian-candidate-for-nyc-mayor

(Republican) John Catsimatidis: http://www.cats2013.com/

(Republican) George McDonald: http://www.mcdonald2013.com/

Pork-Chop on July 24, 2013 at 4:08 PM

Couple of things:

the humiliation that Weiner inflicted on his wife yesterday

It’s impossible to shame the shameless. Remember who she works for.

yet that’s exactly what Weiner imposed on her:

Woman had the option of saying no. She chose to participate in the circus.

kim roy on July 24, 2013 at 4:28 PM

New York deserves this clown. These are the same fools who voted for Bloomberg. Let the city pay a price for their voters’ stupidity.

zoyclem on July 24, 2013 at 4:54 PM

gh on July 24, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Am I missing something?

I have not seen any independent verification that Mr. Weiner has not had a physical relationship with any of these cyber-girlfriends. The man is a proven liar (see Andrew Breitbart’s epic takedown during the first scandal). I for one am not willing to take him or his wife at their word in saying that he has not actually crossed the line from virtual reality to physical cheating. I am simply saying that the media should not be assuming facts not in evidence based on testimony by co-conspirators who have serious credibility issues. The media needs to demand proof and independent verification of his stories.

The only way I see him verifying anything is if Weiner proves the negative here through a release of all his cell phone text and social media conversations.

He needs to prove that he has not sent pictures of his business to underage women.

Logic dictates that it is likely that he has:
He argues he has never actually met any of these women in person and does not know who all has photos of his business. If that is the case then there is no way he can be sure that he has not sent sexually explicit images of himself to a minor and/or received sexually explicit images from a minor or a 55 year old man living in his mother’s basement in Tulsa.

The man is a habitual online pervert. There are more people out there who have yet to be exposed/come forward.

He has offered at least one woman a condo and a job.
How many women has he actually paid off to delete incriminating convo’s/photo exchanges?

Bloomberg was using city websites to host his mayors against guns campaign. Can you imagine what Weiner would do with city resources to further his own personal online orgy?

If everyone wants to forgive Weiner because Huma supposedly has, then why didn’t they come out with this information earlier? If it is not a BFD and not going to force him out of the race, then why did it take an undercover expose from a gossip rag to bring this to light?

weaselyone on July 24, 2013 at 5:21 PM

I absolutely love the headline in the New York Post: WEINER WON’T PULL OUT

merlich on July 24, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Weiner won’t pull out just because it’s gotten harder.

trigon on July 24, 2013 at 3:48 PM

Loool :) the humor and pun potential is endless with this guy :) New Yorkers, have at it!! :)

jimver on July 24, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Weiner was +4 in the most recent NYC Democrat Primary poll put out by Quinnipiac, which closed yesterday.

The man is less than 2 years removed from disgrace and less than a year removed from carrying on a sexual virtual relationships with young women while his wife was pregnant and after she had given birth.

An electorate that is willing to have him polling that high to begin with shows the decline of the once great city of NY. The fact that he may still have a shot after this demonstrates the decline of the country.

If NYC elects Anthony Weiner, I will make it my personal mission to ensure that my Representative and Senators eliminate any Federal dollars going into the city. The man can absolutely not be trusted. He can’t even hold himself accountable and be faithful to a pregnant wife.

weaselyone on July 24, 2013 at 5:35 PM

They BOTH need to get out. Can’t ever again believe a word either one of them says–can’t say that I ever did–and I have zero respect for both of them. Get lost, now!

stukinIL4now on July 24, 2013 at 6:56 PM

Why would a woman who, according to the Center for Security Policy “has three family members–her late father, her mother and her brother–connected to Muslim Brotherhood operatives and/or organizations, (be allowed to) marry a Jew and stand by him while he makes a fool out of himself and her?

Infiltration, maybe? Project-style?

Currently she is a director of the transition team that is helping Hillary Clinton return to private life. Not exactly in the center of power, unless/until Hillary runs in 2016 (and wins). Mrs. Mayor of New York might do nicely until then, especially if Mr. Mayor owes you one (a big one). Influence behind the scene’s and all. Anything special going on/coming up in New York City that the MB might like to have a hand with?

Antivenin on July 24, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Weiner refuses to pull out, electorate traumatized

It was a hard day at Weiner Campaign headquarters…

Campaign interns afraid candidate will go off at any time.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on July 24, 2013 at 7:27 PM

Damned straight. Do not think for more than a second that Dems care one whit about Anthony himself. It is all about protecting Huma and her ACCESS to the corridors and reins of power in America.

Christien on July 24, 2013 at 12:58 PM

Her access, and by extension, to all the Muslim Brotherhood types already here in the U.S. who are either related to her or are friends of her family and who are itching to get their hands on said power and access as well. Talk about a marriage of convenience. Definitely more for her than for him. This is exactly what I was thinking as I was listening to Rush discuss her on his show today.

PatriotGal2257 on July 24, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Antivenin on July 24, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Too bad I didn’t read your comment before posting mine, but it seems we’re on the same wavelength concerning Huma.

PatriotGal2257 on July 24, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Huma learned to “stand by her man” from her mentor.

guinneach on July 24, 2013 at 7:56 PM

Ha…now I feel a little vindicated for telling everyone that would listen..when they got married…it was because of the Muslim Brotherhood. He was a creep then…he is a creep now…she basically was..told…to marry this creep. for the good of the Caliphate.She is Muslim, he is a Jew…there is no way this was a love match..maybe for him..not for her..she is doing her duty..and the perk/s that have come with it…

Xango Annie on July 24, 2013 at 8:16 PM

Still waiting for the HA poster who gets “Carlos Danger” as a nom to show up.

Who will it be? A cool, hip conservative like RWM, or will it be a CRR6 clone?

The world waits………

BobMbx on July 24, 2013 at 8:38 PM

How could her muslim family let a Jew humiliate her like this? Is it because they are afraid that if they retaliate, her lesbian affair with Clinton might be revealed?

maryo on July 24, 2013 at 10:25 PM

New Yorkers: Elect him; he is a Democrat. What else do you need to know?

Rogervzv on July 24, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Huma was “shocked and saddened” by latest revelations,

This is the woman that Hillary trusted with our national secrets?

kcewa on July 24, 2013 at 10:49 PM

As for this Huma person, you have two trains of thought:

- She’s a Hillary acolyte, so taking on nationwide ridicule for being an idiot and standing by her filthy scumbag abuser husband is second nature;

- She’s a Muslim, so her filthy scumbag abuser Jewish husband might still be a major step up, say from an honor killing, genital mutilation, ritual beating, chemical attack, etc.

And then there is the story I heard first today, suggesting that she has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, and therefore she must be keeping an inside eye on American government for the Brothers, and the marriage is just a sham anyway, which is why whiny Weiner is texting his little schwanz all over the country looking for a slutty girlfriend.

On the bright side…seems like he has found one!

Jaibones on July 24, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Weiner will be mayor. He is everything the modern progressive loves. NYC desrves this man and they are going to have him.

ROCnPhilly on July 24, 2013 at 11:42 PM

The New York Times has a line. Who knew?

Arnold Yabenson on July 25, 2013 at 12:35 AM

@PatriotGal2257 on July 24, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Several good articles about Huma and her Muslim Brotherhood family at this link:

http://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/tag/huma-abedin/

Antivenin on July 25, 2013 at 2:17 AM

Isn’t that cute? The New York Times editorial board thinks they still have power to influence public opinion.

Dollayo on July 25, 2013 at 2:18 AM

Even after all this, I’m still thinking he’s the odds-on favorite.

ProfShadow on July 25, 2013 at 8:55 AM

Query: Will the Gray Lady claim rape if the Weiner won’t pull out?

BigAlSouth on July 25, 2013 at 9:12 AM

*speechless* That was from the “New York Times” correct, not the Onion? Did someone check hell, I do believe it might be a bit colder there.

Zexerz on July 25, 2013 at 10:12 AM

If the Times had any integrity, their views might mean something.

They should change their motto to “All the news that fits the blue-print”.

The NYT, like Socialist Worker, is a campaign sheet. They are worried that Wiener’s adolescence will hand the mayorship to an opponent who does not share their agenda.

virgo on July 26, 2013 at 10:43 PM

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