Skip to comments.Anthony Weiner: 'I'm not an idiot'
Posted on 09/20/2013 11:47:29 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Anthony Weiner: 'I'm not an idiot' By: Tal Kopan September 20, 2013 01:09 PM EDT
In his first national media interview since losing the New York City mayoral primary, former Rep. Anthony Weiner joined Geraldo Rivera for a nearly 20-minute appearance on Riveras radio show Friday, taking responsibility for his loss while also blaming the media for focusing on his sexting scandal.
As he did on the trail, Weiner said he tried to run a campaign on the issues, but he admitted that revelations of further sexting after his resignation from Congress led to his loss.
If youre breaking the news here that the scandal and how it came back and the new things that came out more things came out, yes of course, Im not an idiot, I know it succeeded in derailing my campaign, Weiner told Rivera, who said he was an early supporter of Weiners candidacy but was surprised when news came out that Weiners online interactions with women continued as long as they did.
I took this campaign, frankly, on a bet, and that was that something at the end of the day that was behind me should not stop me, Weiner said.
Ten months behind you, thats like yesterday, Rivera responded.
Weiner repeatedly told Rivera he tried to run on the issues, but the media wasnt having it, saying there is a disconnect between people in your business and citizens concerns.
You had every tabloid in New York going bananas trying every day to derail me, Weiner said. None of the newspapers ever attacked my issues, none of the other candidates even bothered to take me out on the issues because they knew I would beat them.
At one point, Weiner joked that maybe he needed a different name.
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If you have to tell people you are not an idiot, well...
Sorry sir, but we have evidence to the contrary...
..that's why your an idiot
I beg to differ.
He’s not an idiot...he’s a dipsh*t.
Let’s just say that he lets his willie do his thinking for him. Not so different that a lot of other libtards.
None of the newspapers ever attacked my issues,
his issues were front page news for months!!!.....
...and Geraldo is another one
No, just a douche.
It’s really unfortunate he failed in the mayor race.
He would have been the Democrat gift that kept on giving...
If a Democrat likes to show his pee pee on the internet then he should not run for office. Only admitted foreign born Islamic terror supporting US destroying communist Kenyans have the quality rep to run for office.
and the survey says.....
Not an idiot just plays one on TV or any place else he’s on camera!
No, but you are an arrogant twit.
Is the word pervert instead?
There once was a pervert named Weiner,
who had a perverted demeanor.
Forced from the hill for acting like Bill,
now Congress is one weiner leaner.
Moral: If you tweet your meat, you lose your seat.
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