People who can not control their impulses make for bad leaders.
Don’t elect people who do not exercise self control in their personal lives because they won’t exercise self control in their job either.
If he was a Republican, he would practically have been duckwalked out of the capitol for what he tried to get away with. The next election, these issues would have been fair game too and everyone knows it. If that sets a potentially unpleasant precedent, it’s no more unpleasant than the last time this unpleasant precedent was set. Apart from that, Anthony Wiener was probably a hypocritical POS even when he wasn’t texting and I glad he got roto-tilled. It needs to happen more often.