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Rep. Anthony Weiner and College Student Insist Lewd Photo Was Sent By Hacker
DNAInfo, Manhattan Local News ^ | 05/30/2011 | Amy Zimmer

Posted on 05/30/2011 8:28:02 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

MANHATTAN — Rep. Anthony Weiner continues to insist that it must have been a hacker who sent a lewd crotch shot of a bulge in boxer shorts from the congressman's Twitter account.

"Anthony's accounts were obviously hacked," the Queens and Brooklyn congressman's spokesman told the Associated Press. "He doesn't know the person named by the hacker, and we will be consulting on what steps to take next."

The photo went viral after being posted on Saturday night by BigGovernment.com, a site run by conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart, which said the image was tweeted to a Seattle woman.

The college student who received the tweet, Gennette Cordova, 21, of Seattle, told the Daily News she was a fan of the congressman but had never met him.

In a statement to the paper, she blamed the photo on a person who had harassed her "many times" after Weiner followed her on Twitter roughly a month ago. She believed it was "this person and his cohorts" latest attempt at "defaming" the congressman.

"I have seen myself labeled as the 'Femme Fatale of Weinergate,' 'Anthony Weiner's 21-year-old coed mistress' and 'the self-proclaimed girlfriend of Anthony Weiner,'" she said in the statement. "All of this is so outlandish that I don't know whether to be pissed off or amused, quite frankly."

She said that she once tweeted that, "I wonder what my boyfriend @RepWeiner is up to," but that "contrary to the impression that I apparently gave from my tweet, I am not his girlfriend. Nor am I the wife, girlfriend or mistress of Barack Obama, Ray Allen or Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the fact that I have made similar assertions about them via Twitter."

Weiner, a prolific tweeter, poked some light of the situation on his Twitter account, writing "Tivo shot. FB hacked. Is my blender gonna attack me next?"

He told Politico, “The weiner gags never get old, I guess."

The tweet was "a distraction" from Weiner's "important work representing his constituents," his spokesman told the AP.

Weiner, 46, who is married to Huma Abedin, an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was a former New York City mayoral hopeful and is still widely considered contender for the upcoming race.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anthonyweiner; cybersecurity; hacker; humaabedin; lewdphoto; twitter; weinergate; weinerspickle

1 posted on 05/30/2011 8:28:06 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m surprised they haven’t found someone to take credit for it yet.


2 posted on 05/30/2011 8:30:32 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

I saw a picture of a Twinkie.


3 posted on 05/30/2011 8:31:52 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: SeekAndFind

yeah right....


4 posted on 05/30/2011 8:34:50 AM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: cripplecreek
I believe he just sent an example of a Democrat's idea of “photographic identification” to vote.
5 posted on 05/30/2011 8:36:45 AM PDT by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: Nat Turner

Huma should know....have her check the photo


6 posted on 05/30/2011 8:41:28 AM PDT by Paratrooper
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To: SeekAndFind

Why should we care about their “who sent it” excuses?

Why does the photo exist?


7 posted on 05/30/2011 8:42:28 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wiener and Huma, sittin in a tree, HumaHumaHummin - ing
First comes love, then comes marriage
Then comes a little black co-ed in a baby carriage


8 posted on 05/30/2011 8:44:30 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wouldn’t a hacker have chosen some kind of obscene pic to send, and not just a bulge in underwear? Also, how nice of the hacker to find another man with skinny thighs to match Weiner’s body type?


9 posted on 05/30/2011 8:45:57 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: SeekAndFind

Hard to believe he’d send it to a girl and not a guy.


10 posted on 05/30/2011 8:46:18 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: SeekAndFind
I looked at the picture and I washed out my eyes afterward. It appeared to be a man's torso in underwear... with an erect penis... only much smaller. weiner is a liar... busted and lying about it. He learned well from the ‘toon family.

LLS

11 posted on 05/30/2011 8:48:15 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If you lie hard enough and sell your soul... you can scam your way to the top" barack obama)
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To: SeekAndFind
The picture of his crouch would likely be better looking than his face what an ugly man inside and out..Maybe he sent it because he heard of her desire to meet him.
12 posted on 05/30/2011 8:49:11 AM PDT by PLD
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To: SeekAndFind
"a distraction" from Weiner's "important work representing his constituents,"


13 posted on 05/30/2011 8:49:23 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Got toast?)
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To: Paladin2

Any picture of Anthony Weiner is a disgusting picture of a pr*ck.


14 posted on 05/30/2011 8:52:28 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: Yaelle

Weiner the whiner is a democrat, therefore he lies. The media will cover his lies for him ‘cause they are bought and paid for, their souls belong to the father of lies.


15 posted on 05/30/2011 8:52:51 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Caipirabob
His wife “Huma” is hot and also a Muslim. Weiner is a devout
Jew. I have always wondered if they are both beards for each other.
16 posted on 05/30/2011 8:59:33 AM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist, Iconoclast: THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR.)
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To: SeekAndFind
"...she blamed the photo on a person who had harassed her "many times" after Weiner followed her on Twitter roughly a month ago."

Why was he following a her on Twitter in the first place?

17 posted on 05/30/2011 8:59:59 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The most “honorable” thing he can do now is take a cue from Chris Lee and resign. But Dems don’t DO that!


18 posted on 05/30/2011 9:01:29 AM PDT by RebelTXRose
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To: SeekAndFind

deny deny deny
attack attack attack


19 posted on 05/30/2011 9:06:04 AM PDT by Mr. Peabody
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To: SeekAndFind

This is so stupid. Leave it to Breitbart to keep this crap circulating...


20 posted on 05/30/2011 9:25:20 AM PDT by stormer
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when do Democrats tell the truth????

Never

just watch closely...Huma will soon be moving out.

that will be a sign of the TRUTH...

21 posted on 05/30/2011 9:34:20 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: cripplecreek

I’m betting he comes clean today. If he is guilty, there’s no way his story is gonna hold together within the next few days. If he’s smart, he’ll cut his losses right now and confess. I’m not naive enough to believe he’ll actually tell the truth. No, he’ll admit there was no hacker and he’ll come up with something to explain the photo in his yfrog account. And he’ll claim he was fixing his TIVO or something when he accidentally tweeted the undie pic and then he panicked and came up with his wacky hacker story to protect his very religious and chaste wife.. But right now, confession is his only real option.


22 posted on 05/30/2011 9:47:45 AM PDT by Krankor (Take a letter, Maria, address it to my wife.)
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To: Krankor

As was mentioned in another post on this topic, the story will be dropped by Wednesday. The press will not (again) do thier job in follwoing up because a liberal democrat is involved.


23 posted on 05/30/2011 10:04:54 AM PDT by Sir_Humphrey (Biggest lie being told: Our diversity is our strength)
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To: Krankor

As was mentioned in another post on this topic, the story will be dropped by Wednesday. The press will not (again) do thier job in follwoing up because a liberal democrat is involved.


24 posted on 05/30/2011 10:05:04 AM PDT by Sir_Humphrey (Biggest lie being told: Our diversity is our strength)
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To: builder

That pic could become the universal picture id for all Dem voters. But because they all look like little pricks we may have to resort to fingerprints or dna to correctly determine if the voter matches his or her registration.


25 posted on 05/30/2011 10:06:27 AM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (If I weren't afraid of the feds, I would refer to Obama as our "undocumented POTUS")
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To: Flag_This

Look for some dumb and blind liberal fall on his sword and admit he hacked the account.


26 posted on 05/30/2011 10:15:08 AM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: Sir_Humphrey

I don’t agree. Weiner was in New York this weekend and I think he’s been working on a full proof story to try and explain things away with as little damage as possible. He’s going to have to confess to at least some kind of coverup. This story is not gonna go away and he knows it. The biggest disappointment isn’t the MSM, it’s Drudge. This is the biggest story on the internet and he hasn’t said a word. I think this will really hurt his credibility if he doesn’t step forward. I have my own personal theories why he hasn’t said anything. One could be he’s out of town.


27 posted on 05/30/2011 10:24:44 AM PDT by Krankor (Take a letter, Maria, address it to my wife.)
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To: Paladin2

Twinkie? I said Vienna sausage LOL


28 posted on 05/30/2011 10:26:30 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: SeekAndFind

Sure Antony. And Johnboy Edwards never had sex with Rielle Hunter either./


29 posted on 05/30/2011 10:44:12 AM PDT by bt579 (Barack Obama- the "FOOD STAMP PRESIDENT" 47,000,000 and rising)
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To: Krankor
AS for Drudge, I wonder just how big an operation he has running his web site. It seems to me that he never has much turnover of stories during the weekend, even then he usually just links MSM stories. If they aren't covering it, there isn't much to link too.

On another note I have been following this on Twitter, about 3 to 1 ratio of Tweets beating up on the Wiener. The Libs don't get it, they think we are prudes and this is his personal business, they are wrong as usual. No it's about hypocrisy, and the MSM again carrying Libs water. About the silence of the DEMS to properly ostracize this creep. Exposing this so that even the mushed brained can see it is what I want.

30 posted on 05/30/2011 10:54:26 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: DAC21

I don’t think it has anything to do with sex either. If Weiner admitted he sent the photo, he’d be the butt of many late night jokes, but he’d easily survive. Nope, this is about the coverup and we should never forget that or Weiner can slink out of this whole mess. Weiner is a sitting U.S. Congressman who claimed a major federal law was broken- someone not only impersonated a U.S. official, but they hacked his accounts- a gross violation of national cyber security. I realize he didn’t file a police report- he’s not that stupid. But he is a U.S. congressman who publicly claimed twice- that a federal law was broken.


31 posted on 05/30/2011 11:12:02 AM PDT by Krankor (Take a letter, Maria, address it to my wife.)
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To: nolongerademocrat

Weener needs to go represent I-da-ho.


32 posted on 05/30/2011 11:54:34 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: nolongerademocrat

I’ve heard speculation that he is happy and thought it a better alignment of words.


33 posted on 05/30/2011 11:57:11 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

LOL


34 posted on 05/30/2011 12:15:35 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Krankor
I’m betting he comes clean today. If he is guilty, there’s no way his story is gonna hold together within the next few days. If he’s smart, he’ll cut his losses right now and confess.

Nope. He definitely WON'T come clean. It looks like he is doubling down as you can see in this Daily Caller ARTICLE.

35 posted on 05/30/2011 2:13:12 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (The Coupon Whisperer)
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To: PJ-Comix

Yep, I was completely wrong. He is an incredibly vile human being. If a Republican tried this, he would be destroyed within the week by the MSM. What he is doing is almost beyond belief.


36 posted on 05/30/2011 2:40:16 PM PDT by Krankor (Take a letter, Maria, address it to my wife.)
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To: PJ-Comix
Maybe I wasn't that far off after all. It now appears he might be in the process of setting up some kind of story. He's no longer calling it a hack- but a prank.
37 posted on 05/30/2011 6:06:07 PM PDT by Krankor (Take a letter, Maria, address it to my wife.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Rep. Anthony Weiner and College Student Insist Lewd Photo Was Sent By Hacker

I knew it!

"It'd be a disaster for the party if you became PM and all this came out.

I wouldn't care to have to explain it to Her Majesty."

--- "I'll withdraw."

"I think that's very sensible.

So we'll say no more about it to anyone. "

38 posted on 06/01/2011 4:12:34 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: PJ-Comix
Nope. He definitely WON'T come clean. It looks like he is doubling down as you can see in this Daily Caller ARTICLE.

Hey, I was pretty close- and only a week off.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2727137/posts?page=22#22
39 posted on 06/06/2011 2:43:08 PM PDT by Krankor (Her voice was soft and cool, her eyes were clear and bright . But she's not there)
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