Bad news: Clintons not happy with being compared to Anthony Weiner and Huma

posted at 2:01 pm on July 29, 2013 by Allahpundit

I can’t believe anyone, especially people as politically savvy as Billary, think a guy like Weiner who’ll be a distant memory come 2016 poses any serious problem for the Clinton machine. The annoyance here likely derives from the stature gap between the two couples, the way the royal family might be annoyed to be called “Britain’s Kardashians.” As Dave Weigel said last week, the Weiners are to the Clintons as “Sharknado” is to “Jaws”: Fun in their own pathetically tawdry way, but really just a hollow, farcical imitation.

“The Clintons are upset with the comparisons that the Weiners seem to be encouraging — that Huma is ‘standing by her man’ the way Hillary did with Bill, which is not what she in fact did,’’ said a top state Democrat.

Weiner and his campaign aides have explicitly referred to the Clintons as they privately seek to convince skeptical Democrats that voters can back Weiner despite his online sexual antics — just as they supported then-President Bill Clinton in the face of repeated allegations of marital betrayals.

“The Clintons are pissed off that Weiner’s campaign is saying that Huma is just like Hillary,’’ said the source. “How dare they compare Huma with Hillary? Hillary was the first lady. Hillary was a senator. She was secretary of state.”…

Meanwhile, at least one prominent Hillary Rodham Clinton political operative was described as close to “going public’’ with a sharp criticism of Weiner — in order to send the message that the Clintons, fearing longtime damage to Hillary, want him out of the mayor’s race.

After the trauma of 2008, maybe Hillary’s determined to take even the tiniest potential pitfall seriously, which puts Huma in a bind. His wife’s continuing support is the only thing that gives Weiner even a whisper of a chance at a meaningful political comeback somewhere down the road. The more of a political liability he is, though, the less the Clintons will presumably want anything to do with her. By speaking up at that press conference, she basically adopted the Weiner brand, which was an awfully dumb thing for someone allegedly so smart to have done. Maybe Hillary will let bygones be bygones, but if Huma becomes a peg for the media to occasionally revisit Bill’s troubles during the next campaign, why put her on staff? There must be plenty of other overrated Democratic apparatchiks who could do her job for them just as well. Crunch time for Mrs. Weiner, then: Is it time to save her own skin by demanding of her husband that he drop out? Or is she ready to gamble her role as top Clinton lackey on Carlos Danger’s continuing political viability?

If nothing else, the “Hillary confronts Huma and demands that she tell Anthony to drop out” scene in the new miniseries will make for heart-stopping “Godfather”-esque drama. Or better yet, per the last paragraph of that excerpt, imagine the scene of today’s big Obama/Hillary sitdown where they discuss ways to politically whack him. Starring David Axelrod as Luca Brasi?

Exit question: If, as many have speculated, his current run for mayor is really just a way to flush the rest of his indiscretions into the public eye so that they’ll be old news by the time he runs for real in 2017, then he has to stay in this thing until the bitter end, no? His candidacy is doomed, but if he drops out he’s tacitly admitting that his flaws have rendered him unviable. If he stays in and loses, no matter how badly, he’s just another also-ran candidate who can try again in four years. He can’t signal in any way that this stuff is disqualifying. He has to shrug it off, lose by 30 points, and then spin it by claiming that “the time wasn’t right” or whatever. Tough break for Huma.

Update: Like I said:

Embattled New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner said he doesn’t care what people say or how critics respond — he’s not leaving the race.

“You’re stuck with me,” he told the Staten Island Advance in an interview published Sunday.


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The US has spent many millions of dollars investigating and prosecuting these two shameless Clintons, they don’t have any room to talk about scandals, they’re the king and queen of them. I’m not defending Weiner, but come on. This is a little rich.

scalleywag on July 29, 2013 at 4:28 PM

By speaking up at that press conference, she basically adopted the Weiner brand, which was an awfully dumb thing for someone allegedly so smart to have done. Maybe Hillary will let bygones be bygones, but if Huma becomes a peg for the media to occasionally revisit Bill’s troubles during the next campaign, why put her on staff? There must be plenty of other overrated Democratic apparatchiks who could do her job for them just as well.

But few could as good of a spy for our enemies as Huma!

thuja on July 29, 2013 at 4:33 PM

BREAKING:

Long-running mid-day soap operas announce that there will be no new episodes ordered for the remainder of the Obama Administration. Sources for the writers and producers say their story lines can’t compete; will wait and re-evaluate in 2017.

BobMbx on July 29, 2013 at 4:34 PM

if twitter existed when Bill was at his peak he’d be a disaster.

gerrym51 on July 29, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Why should we let them off the hook with Weiner? And Spitzer? And Filner? And Menendez? We have honest-to-God scummy if not criminal behavior to continue to point out to people.

JimLennon on July 29, 2013 at 3:52 PM

and Massa and Frank…I’m sure there are others that most of us indeed have forgotten about simply because they go off of the Press’s radar screens, and new things pop up in the meantime to deflect our attention elsewhere. Besides, the GOP morality slate is far from clean, so ends up being a wash as far as the political game goes.

It’s astonishing that this “phony scandals” talking point actually gets the talking heads to focus on the talking point rather than the real scandals. Stuff like this points to their high knowledge of political gaming and propaganda. The fact that the Clintoons are still very wealthy, highly respected by many, get high-priced speaking engagements with no problem, and the fact that one of them may actually end up being POTUS after Whitewater, Travelgate, Vince Foster, Sec. Brown, Lewinsky, Waco and on and on should indicate to us who actually is gaining power in this nation.

Face it…these people are experts in skullduggery…we’re rank amateurs and will stay that way because we are honest and genuinely do care about this country.

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 29, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Drudge is showing some bikini pics of one of
weinie’s targets! She is a chunky victim that looks a lot a lot like Monica! Guess both predators (Clinton and Weiner) like them a little chubby!Yep.. these power couples are a lot alike!!

Marco on July 29, 2013 at 4:55 PM

“How dare they compare Huma with Hillary? Hillary was the first lady. Hillary was a senator. She was secretary of state. She was the enabler of a rapist, not a mere serial exposer!”

Fixed, for the reality of just what today’s Democrat garbage will lap up.

MNHawk on July 29, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Clintons not happy with being compared to Anthony Weiner and Huma

It is not a fair comparison.

No one has accused Weiner of rape or perjury.

itsnotaboutme on July 29, 2013 at 5:29 PM

They should be irate:

1) How dare Weiner attempt to use the defense Bill Clinton ‘patented’: “My indiscretion is a private matter – what I do in my private life is just that – private, and it has no bearing on my ability to lead / serve in public office.”

2) Weiner engaged in ‘Sexting’ – he never TOUCHED / HAD SEX with a real, flesh and blood woman…the way Bill Clinton did! Bill tried to argue that ‘using Lewinsky like an ash tray’ and how ‘Monica had sex with HIM – he did not have sex with HER’ was not really ‘having sex’ (which of course we know is all a lie). It was WAY more, however, than Weiner did. Holding your OWN private part while taking pictures then sending them out – having no physical contact with a woman IS ‘creepy’ but is NOT ‘having sex’.

3) Hillary should especially be mad…I mean, who is MORE stupid, a woman who stands by her man who is addicted to porn/sex to the point where he texts pictures of his private parts to women then talk dirty to them … OR … spend your entire life with a PIG – a career sexual harasser & adulterer who has been with numerous women? Hillary, by definition, is a PROSTITUTE, having stayed with Slick Willey only for the political PAY-OFF; whereas, Weiner’s wife KNOWS there is no political payoff to be had, that his political career is over. IF she is still willing to stay with him it is because she is actually trying is still willing toing to keep her family together.

easyt65 on July 29, 2013 at 5:32 PM

if twitter existed when Bill was at his peak he’d be a disaster.

gerrym51 on July 29, 2013 at 4:35 PM

I believe that all it would have done is to arouse…his anger.

unclesmrgol on July 29, 2013 at 5:57 PM

LOL. Hillary needs the attractive young female Muslim politico as much as Huma needs the tiresome old shrew.

Seth Halpern on July 29, 2013 at 6:09 PM

Weiner should be the one complaining . . . Bill is the real dirtbag in this debate. Although I must admit they’re all scum.

rplat on July 29, 2013 at 6:18 PM

By speaking up at that press conference, she basically adopted the Weiner brand, which was an awfully dumb thing for someone allegedly so smart to have done.

She married and had a kid with this pathetic freak.

How smart could she really be?

AZCoyote on July 29, 2013 at 6:20 PM

I’ve been wondering about that muslim. How come she doesn’t wear a tent or head cover?

I’m surprised one of the religion of peace leaders hasn’t declared a fatwa on her… especially since she’s married to a jew infidel that likes to show off his schlong to young girls.

acyl72 on July 29, 2013 at 6:34 PM

Diane Lane? Seriously?

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6WH5EltNznQ/TVdT76peNlI/AAAAAAAABKY/UNq-wsLFoCY/s1600/diane-lane-017-03.jpg

There isn’t a big enough ugly stick.

Oh, wrong thread…

Fallon on July 29, 2013 at 6:46 PM

Apparently Kirstan Powers and every other person in the U.S. has seen the pervert’s wiener! Where? How? Thought I might take a quick peak and see what all the buzz is about!! How does one find it without being hit on by the flasher??? Ha!

AAwwwww.. forget about it! If you’ve sen one you’ve seen them all!! Maybe Kirsten will report on it for me!

Marco on July 29, 2013 at 6:46 PM

Even though he is a total scum bag at least Weiner is not traveling with his girl friend in tow like the former President ….all the time claiming to be happily married to Hillary. hat tip…my Secret Service neighbor….

DanvilleMom on July 29, 2013 at 6:46 PM

I did not have sext with that woman…

Just doesn’t sound the same.

Fallon on July 29, 2013 at 6:47 PM

@Marco: They were an item, and she said he was the only guy who ever dumped her.

Seth Halpern on July 29, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Tis the brothers Danger,,,Carlos and Don Juan (aka: Anthony & Billy Jeff).

okiefred on July 29, 2013 at 7:27 PM

Really funny to have the Clintons upset by the Weiners, after all they are both cheeks on the same Dimocrat ass…

Jabba The Cat on July 29, 2013 at 7:28 PM

In the Muslim world Huma grew up in, if as a man Huma were humiliated as often as she has been, she’d have honor-killed Weiner numerous times already, rather than stood “behind and off to the side” of him.

Paul-Cincy on July 29, 2013 at 7:29 PM

There is nothing a liberal hates more than hearing the truth about him/herself.

cableguy615 on July 29, 2013 at 7:32 PM

@Paul-Cincy: Except that she pushed him to run, knowing he couldn’t control his itchy clicker finger.

Seth Halpern on July 29, 2013 at 7:34 PM

Weiner sticks it out in the end!

Dandapani on July 29, 2013 at 7:41 PM

I’m not sure who should be more insulted. On the one hand you have a rapist hick and his enabler wife the suburban hippie leftist.

On the other hand you have a big mouthed New York exhibitionist Jew and his enabler Muslim leftist wife.

The comedy writes itself.

Jaibones on July 29, 2013 at 8:27 PM

Rep. Anthony Weiner married his glamorous gal pal Huma Abedin in Long Island Saturday in a lavish ceremony officiated by former President Bill Clinton.

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens-rep-anthony-weiner-marries-huma-abedin-president-bill-clinton-presiding-article-1.466359

Given that Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin were married by Bill Clinton, Hillary should not be surprised that the couple didn’t get “traditional” pre-marital counseling.

wren on July 29, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Clintons not happy with being compared to Anthony Weiner and Huma

…they’re jealous?

KOOLAID2 on July 29, 2013 at 8:34 PM

I think they Clintons are more comparable to Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos.

VorDaj on July 29, 2013 at 8:37 PM

I think they Clintons are more comparable to Nixon and Agnew.

VorDaj on July 29, 2013 at 8:38 PM

I think they Clintons are more comparable Gonorrhea and Syphilis.

VorDaj on July 29, 2013 at 8:41 PM

Hillary leans over and whispers into Huma’s ear: I just got back from the salon; let’s just say the carpet once again matches the drapes.

pain train on July 29, 2013 at 8:42 PM

I bet working for Hillary would be kind of like working for Meryl Streep in Devil Wears Pravda.

scalleywag on July 29, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Shrillary has lunch with Obysmal. (To coordinate their Benghazi talking points one more time? Or to determine which topics are off limits should she decides to run?)

Shrillary has a breakfast meeting with BiteMe tomorrow. (To dampen his urge to run for the presidency?)

The rehabilitation of Shrillary and her newest reincarnation continues apace. The haircut and facelift are efforts to demonstrate how rested and ready she is to assume the helm.

Meanwhile the marriage saga of Huma and her humpbot hubby is a distraction from the Muslim Brotherhood ties that Huma promotes. Shrillary needs that lifeline in order continue a foolish foreign-policy to the detriment of US interests. Both women are power mad.

onlineanalyst on July 29, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Humma, Humma, Humma Weiner

jaime on July 29, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Hillary and Bill see that Operation Save Huma is going poorly and are worried that backlash against Huma will find a way to hurt Hillary 2016.

Christien on July 29, 2013 at 9:09 PM

Humma, Humma, Humma on my Weiner

jaime on July 29, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Sir, that’s just not right.

arnold ziffel on July 29, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Huma and Hillary sat there doing jack squat while Neda was gunned down on the streets of Tehran, and they both supported Zelaya’s attempted coup in Honduras. Not to mention rolling out the red carpet for Zawahiri’s boys in Egypt.

You are who your friends are. Hillary is Huma, and Huma is Hillary.

Christien on July 29, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Man, the Clintonistas are out in force on the chat shows to debunk any comparison with the Weiners. These unctious people deserve each other. Blech.

Philly on July 29, 2013 at 9:49 PM

They don’t like the comparison to Huma and Anthony? I wonder if they prefer my standard comparison to a rabid three-balled tomcat and a remorseless, sociopathic slug in a cast-off Oliver Hardy suit.

M240H on July 29, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Why are the Clintons worried that much since many on this site are telling us that Hillary Clinton is going to certainly win in 2016… The Clintons should read this site more to feel better about their chances…

mnjg on July 29, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Clintons not happy with being compared to Anthony Weiner and Huma

If the shoe fits…..

MaiDee on July 29, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Scum Attack Slime- tweets at 11!

profitsbeard on July 29, 2013 at 10:44 PM

It’s not really a fair comparison between the two. One of them took pictures of himself and his privates and texted them to strange women while he was married, who he enjoyed talking dirty to.

The other one was a really trashy lowlife.

tom on July 29, 2013 at 11:12 PM

“How dare they compare Huma with Hillary? Hillary was the first lady. Hillary was a senator. She was secretary of state.”…

Actually, she was none of those things when the Clinton bimbo eruptions first started. She was the wife of a governor, nothing more.

Beyond that, Clinton was credibly accused of RAPE, and Hillary and the dems and the press stuck by him anyway.

Yes, the comparison is unfair – Weiner is a perv, but no one’s suggested he sexually assaulted anyone, much less more than one woman.

Midas on July 29, 2013 at 11:18 PM

I can’t believe anyone, especially people as politically savvy as Billary, think a guy like Weiner who’ll be a distant memory come 2016 poses any serious problem for the Clinton machine.

Naw, but she might be mad about Weiner casting a creepy image on Huma. After all, Hil basically lives with her. Got to assume if Hil won the WH, she would want Huma to be on the same floor

Huma doesn’t seem to be good at faking it. For that I would blame Huma, not the weenie

With the Clintons, one must interpolate. A weenie cannot hurt the Clinton image. So what’s in the mix that could rub off on the Clintons? Every photo op, there would be Hil and the weenie woman. Naked lust, for power, gets ya every time

entagor on July 30, 2013 at 12:17 AM

Did Weiner convert to Islam?

Otherwise how is it that Huma has not been “honor killed”?

What is Weiner in Arabic?

Poupon Al-Doggie?

profitsbeard on July 30, 2013 at 12:21 AM

I hope we can keep this sense of humor when Huma baby is named UN Ambassador or NSA bigwig by Shillary in 2016.
.
The scum Clinton’s will always get the last laugh.
.
They’ll even make a TV miniseries about it one day.

FlaMurph on July 30, 2013 at 8:38 AM

http://news.yahoo.com/much-huma-hillary-154316970.html

Now the top story at YAHOO NEWS.

BWWHWHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

Question: Has Weiner ever been accused of rape? Huh Bill?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KZ8ICvutc0

PappyD61 on July 30, 2013 at 9:02 AM

BTW, is this what the democRATS mean when they say “War on Women”?

mmcnamer1 on July 30, 2013 at 9:27 AM

Feigned anger!

rjoco1 on July 30, 2013 at 11:14 AM

David Letterman’s latest:

Huma.

Hummmer.

Hummmer.

Huma…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-BJTE56I14

Fallon on July 30, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Let me make sure I understand the conflict here.

Hillary doesn’t want to compare Weiners with Bill?

applebutter on July 30, 2013 at 5:40 PM

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