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Anthony Weiner’s campaign website accidentally features the Pittsburgh skyline

posted at 12:50 pm on May 24, 2013 by

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Anthony Weiner’s campaign for New York City mayor got off to an energetic, but bumpy, start this week after his campaign website briefly featured an image of the wrong city’s skyline — instead of showing the Big Apple, the website featured a shot of beautiful Pittsburgh.

A technology firm is taking the blame for the photo mix-up. NGP VAN, which does consulting work for Democratic campaigns, said in a statement that a designer simply used the wrong image.

“This is our fault,” the company said. “NGP VAN acknowledges that the image of the wrong skyline on the placeholder page for the Weiner campaign was our honest mistake, and not that of the Weiner campaign.”

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Flaccid.

Good Lt on May 24, 2013 at 12:56 PM

Standup guys.

a capella on May 24, 2013 at 12:59 PM

Weiner certainly has a problem with pictures.

rbj on May 24, 2013 at 12:59 PM

They probably tried to find a New York skyline without the World Trade Centers to be Sensitive.

portlandon on May 24, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Damn. Hacked again.

TimBuk3 on May 24, 2013 at 1:27 PM

He just digs that BNY Mellon Building (fmr Dravo bldg).

forest on May 24, 2013 at 1:29 PM

I’d be surprised if anybody in Weiner’s campaign knows that cities exist between the East River and Chicago.

Buckland on May 24, 2013 at 1:31 PM

NGP VAN, which does consulting work for Democratic campaigns, said in a statement that a designer simply used the wrong image.

NGP VAN intentionally ordered to torpedo Weiner to keep other business?

Marcola on May 24, 2013 at 1:36 PM

During the Democrap convention last year they put up a picture of Russian naval vessels when it came time to demonstrate their defense bona fides.

“Corpse-man.”

Akzed on May 24, 2013 at 1:55 PM

NGP VAN intentionally ordered to torpedo Weiner to keep other business?

Marcola on May 24, 2013 at 1:36 PM

Aren’t those two words redundant?

Ward Cleaver on May 24, 2013 at 1:55 PM

During the Democrap convention last year they put up a picture of Russian naval vessels when it came time to demonstrate their defense bona fides.

“Corpse-man.”

Akzed on May 24, 2013 at 1:55 PM

Teabaggers hacked the convention?

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Ward Cleaver on May 24, 2013 at 1:56 PM

His logo is phallic and pointed at the wrong people. How fitting.

Capitalist Hog on May 24, 2013 at 5:33 PM

Pittsburgh does have a beautiful skyline, I don’t blame them for using it.

tommer74 on May 24, 2013 at 5:48 PM

If I’m the vendor I’m thinking, “Well, if there’s ONE political puke in this country who HAS to understand a thing or to about posting the wrong picture in the wrong place . . .”

SoRight on May 24, 2013 at 9:16 PM