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How History Beckons For Anthony Weiner To Run for Mayor in New York (barf alert!!)
The New York Sun ^ | May 16, 2013 | By ANDREW WOLF

Posted on 05/16/2013 4:32:32 PM PDT by drewh

Today I say do not write off Anthony Weiner.

Here’s a fact about elections: they are competitive contests between candidates, each of whom brings certain baggage. Polls that ask questions about a single candidate, measuring negative or favorable response are useful, but the thing to always remember is that they fail to mirror the process of choice voters make.

That’s why it would be foolish to dismiss the idea of Anthony Weiner presenting himself to the voters in the Democratic primary. That he comes with baggage is incontrovertible. That he is as right as rain on any number of key issues is true as well. He may well, moreover, be the most moderate of the Democratic contenders, and there are those of us who miss the day when there was someone standing on this line.

Certainly we can ill afford to leave the field as is. Mr. Weiner’s creative energy and firm grasp of the details of city government should outweigh the personal problems, even if he has brought them upon himself. He deserves to be considered seriously by Democrats. His quirky personality, tempered a bit by the public relations inferno from which he recently emerged, is reminiscent of some of New York’s great mayors.

One thing is certain about Anthony Weiner. He has energy.

This is why I encourage him to enter the race. Once he is participating in the debates, his knowledge and policy prowess would change this contest for the better. Unencumbered by ties to the traditional power brokers of the irrational left and labor union demands, he stand apart from the current field, free to say what he thinks, which I believe more closely mirrors the concerns of New Yorkers than any of the other candidates.

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1 posted on 05/16/2013 4:32:32 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

The Moslem Brotherhood and Huma NEED him in position.


2 posted on 05/16/2013 4:34:01 PM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Diogenesis

.... he has a firm grasp...

The jokes just write themselves.


3 posted on 05/16/2013 4:35:01 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: drewh

"..yark"

4 posted on 05/16/2013 4:36:38 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Diogenesis

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/anthony-weiner-spotted-filming-campaign-ad-amid-rumors-211527295.html


5 posted on 05/16/2013 4:36:40 PM PDT by drewh
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To: F15Eagle

Right on.

He is a Democrat, married to Hillary’s girlfriend , running in new York.

I would say the guy is a shoo-in.


7 posted on 05/16/2013 4:39:17 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: F15Eagle

8 posted on 05/16/2013 4:39:34 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

I’d like to see him run. And win. He is a truly terrible politician with the worst tin ear I’ve ever seen, and he won’t get diddly done as an executive.


9 posted on 05/16/2013 4:40:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: drewh

He represents every value the DNC has.

He may even have three women chained in a basement somewhere in Cleavland.


10 posted on 05/16/2013 4:41:17 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: drewh

just when I thought my estimation of NY voters couldn’t be lower...


11 posted on 05/16/2013 4:41:18 PM PDT by ZOOKER (Until further notice the /s is implied...)
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To: drewh

New York is apparently looking to replace a big D**k with a little Wiener.


12 posted on 05/16/2013 4:42:27 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: ZOOKER
I think the New York Post may be dreaming about future headlines...


13 posted on 05/16/2013 4:42:50 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

It was predictable. leftists have no shame. They do whatever is expedient for the moment.


14 posted on 05/16/2013 4:46:01 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: drewh

the Big Apple morphs into the Little Prick


15 posted on 05/16/2013 4:46:23 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: drewh

Just what New York politics needs...another Weiner..


16 posted on 05/16/2013 4:46:40 PM PDT by Fedupwithit (You gave him what he wanted. I gave him what he needed.)
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To: drewh

I’ll have whatever the author is drinking.

Or smoking.

Or mainlining.


17 posted on 05/16/2013 4:48:26 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: drewh

My favorite headline from last time:

“Harry Reid Hangs Weiner Out To Dry”


18 posted on 05/16/2013 4:48:48 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: drewh

He can “team up” with Holder who is soon to be out of a job.

WEINER/HOLDER, FOR A “NEW” NEW YUCK!


19 posted on 05/16/2013 4:51:13 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: drewh

If New York City wants that wiener and his brand of energy, grab ahold of him. We dealt here in LA with the cocktail weenie Villagairosa for eight years.


20 posted on 05/16/2013 4:51:38 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Mr. K

Hilarious!


21 posted on 05/16/2013 4:53:30 PM PDT by Yaelle
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22 posted on 05/16/2013 5:30:04 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: drewh

Someone should use those pics of weiners weenie on a campaign poster.

Elect Weiner, he is a real _ _ ick!


23 posted on 05/16/2013 5:35:41 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: drewh

Great. Going from a mayor who acts like a d*** to a mayor who shows his d***.


24 posted on 05/16/2013 6:01:40 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: drewh

Apparently you must be a wiener to be mayor of NYC now. At least if you’re democrat.


25 posted on 05/16/2013 6:05:27 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Venturer

NYC hasn’t elected anyone with a (D) after their name since 1989. Perhaps the GOP could bestow an (R) upon him as they did with Bloomberg, THEN maybe he could be a shoe-in.


26 posted on 05/16/2013 6:34:03 PM PDT by Roccus (POLITICIAN...............a four letter word spelled with ten letters.)
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To: Roccus
Correction...NYC hasn’t elected anyone as Mayor
27 posted on 05/16/2013 6:38:20 PM PDT by Roccus (POLITICIAN...............a four letter word spelled with ten letters.)
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To: drewh

I’m sure that his opportunity is firm and that his chances are ever upward.


28 posted on 05/16/2013 8:07:14 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (I would not believe in the Gospel, if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so.)
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To: MarkBsnr

“I’m sure that his opportunity is firm and that his chances are ever upward.”

ROTFLMAO

May I steal that one?.


29 posted on 05/17/2013 4:40:53 AM PDT by ripley
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To: drewh

No matter what, one must admit that Mr. Weiner is an elite, brilliant, intensely intelligent, highly educated, highly knowledgeable, intellectual, Progressive genius.

/S/

IMHO


30 posted on 05/17/2013 4:46:53 AM PDT by ripley
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To: drewh

The MSM sure loves faggoty weiners.


31 posted on 05/17/2013 4:52:44 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: ripley
“I’m sure that his opportunity is firm and that his chances are ever upward.”

ROTFLMAO May I steal that one?.

Feel free to rise to the occasion.

32 posted on 05/17/2013 2:43:13 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (I would not believe in the Gospel, if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so.)
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To: drewh

Why not...if Mark Sanford can make a political comeback, why not Weiner.

And don’t look now, even John Edwards is looking to make his return to politics.


33 posted on 05/17/2013 2:44:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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