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Erections have consequences
New York Post ^ | 6/6/11 | Editor

Posted on 06/06/2011 8:46:41 PM PDT by SmithL

Let us declare with certitude the obvious: Rep. Anthony Weiner has disgraced his office, and himself, and he needs to quit.

Never mind that he went before the TV cameras yesterday, cried on cue and assumed "responsibility" for a litany of offenses to common decency -- including sending lewd messages and revealing photos to young women on Twitter, and then lying about it.

Repeatedly and egregiously.

But there is a difference between taking "responsibility" for what one has done, and accepting the full consequences of those actions -- which in Weiner's case would require his resignation.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: weiner; weinergate
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1 posted on 06/06/2011 8:46:42 PM PDT by SmithL
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To: SmithL

The NY Post editors live for headlines like this.


2 posted on 06/06/2011 8:48:30 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: SmithL

Best headline ever?


3 posted on 06/06/2011 8:50:36 PM PDT by sourcery (If true=false, then there would be no constraints on what is possible. Hence, the world exists.)
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To: Pan_Yan

I posted that line here at 1:49 PM, but I’ll let the NY Post get by with it this time ;-)


4 posted on 06/06/2011 8:52:12 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: SmithL

“We Pray For MacArthur’s Erection.”


5 posted on 06/06/2011 8:52:17 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: Pan_Yan

All of the dweebs are leaving comments... hilarious!


6 posted on 06/06/2011 8:52:30 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: sourcery

Not even close. when Ike Turner bit the dust, The Post headline was, “Ike, 76, Beats Tina to Death”


7 posted on 06/06/2011 8:53:32 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (If you can read this post, the world did not end on May 21st.)
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To: Pan_Yan
The NY Post editors live for headlines like this.


8 posted on 06/06/2011 8:53:35 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: SmithL

I doubt Weiner will resign. Unless the RATS beat him up really bad.

The man is an arrogant ass with a pretty good dose of narcissism.

He is indecent. A decent man would have already resigned.


9 posted on 06/06/2011 8:53:52 PM PDT by upchuck (Think you know hardship? Ha! Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: sourcery

why are journolists the only species encouraged to make wicked bad puns?


10 posted on 06/06/2011 8:53:52 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: SmithL

Rep. Weiner is nothing more and nothing less than a reflection of his idiot constituents. His behavior does not rise to the level of disgust exhibited by Bawney Frank and his boy brothel, Bill Clinton and his oral office or any number of other Democrat heros who have turned scandals into resume enhancements.


11 posted on 06/06/2011 8:55:25 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Pan_Yan

He would have been in a mayoral election
But he got an erection
For his cheering section
He tried a deflection
That went the wrong direction
Lacking perfection
He’s now up for inspection


12 posted on 06/06/2011 8:55:40 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: upchuck

weiner WILL resign. unless ww3 or the equivalent starts, he will resign, this is a snow ball down a mountain situation. The story is growing bigger by the minute.


13 posted on 06/06/2011 8:55:45 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: SmithL

This jerk is disgusting and should resign immediately, but he is arrogant enough to TRY to keep his job. The sorry slime is toast whether he knows it or not, He is a sick pervert. I hope the girl sues him for trying to throw her under the bus. He needs to go.


14 posted on 06/06/2011 8:56:32 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: SmithL

“Weiner’s campaign based on common-sense ideas and grassroots energy led the New York Post to say ‘Weiner represents the new persona of the Democratic party.’”


15 posted on 06/06/2011 8:56:47 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (minds change)
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To: acapesket

Sorry... replying to NY Post headline and the NY Post comments.


16 posted on 06/06/2011 8:56:51 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: rokkitapps

“The story is growing bigger by the minute.’

Pun intended?


17 posted on 06/06/2011 8:57:15 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: SmithL

Weiner, the twit, can erect himself a new career.


18 posted on 06/06/2011 8:57:15 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: upchuck

Then again, I don’t think we really want him to resign right now. I don’t recall off the top of my head what the rules would be for replacing him if he did resign, but if he does, there is a substantial risk that he would be replaced with another, untainted, democrat who would be much harder to beat in the next election.

While I would love to see Mr. Peter Tweeter gone as soon as possible, I think that the best chance for us to grab his seat is for him to stubbornly and arrogantly stick around until the next election, when both his perverted behaviour, his lying, and his unwillingness to do the right thing for his constituents and the country will be very powerful weapons against him.


19 posted on 06/06/2011 8:57:40 PM PDT by Oceander (The phrase "good enough for government work" is not meant as a compliment)
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To: SmithL

I don’t think he will resign or be forced out.
As Rush would say, he just enhanced his resume within his party.


20 posted on 06/06/2011 8:59:32 PM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: SmithL
"My constituents have to make the determination," he said.

Shameless, classless, no character, no honor; is this the kind of man that should be in a leadership position in the greatest country in the world?

21 posted on 06/06/2011 8:59:56 PM PDT by oldbrowser (Blaming the prince of fools shouldn't blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that elected him)
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To: rokkitapps

Is it possible for hillary to step in behind the scenes and help with the powers that be?


22 posted on 06/06/2011 9:00:14 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: SmithL; mikrofon; Charles Henrickson; SunkenCiv
ALL MEN ARE PHALLABLE
23 posted on 06/06/2011 9:00:25 PM PDT by martin_fierro (Even Socrates)
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To: SmithL
Much as Congressman Weiner would like it to, this ISN'T going away. After a quiet respite of headlines over the weekend, upon which he ducked out of site, the monster he created reared it's ugly head once again this morning in the headlines. This is NOT going away.

(D-NY) Anthony Weiner must resign.

His entire purpose in office has been as a whiny screaming attack dog towards the opposition Republicans. He can no longer hold that 'high moral ground' anymore. (not that he ever had it in the first place)

24 posted on 06/06/2011 9:00:45 PM PDT by Mr_Moonlight
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To: re_nortex
One of the reasons the NY Post is my favorite paper, beyond the Mets coverage, are the headlines. A laugh a day.


25 posted on 06/06/2011 9:00:56 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: SmithL

26 posted on 06/06/2011 9:01:26 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: SmithL

The penis mightier than the sword.


27 posted on 06/06/2011 9:03:14 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: oldbrowser

“Shameless, classless, no character, no honor; is this the kind of man that should be in a leadership position in the greatest country in the world?”

For a Democrat leader, it’s par for the course/s;)


28 posted on 06/06/2011 9:05:45 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: SmithL

Breitbart told hannity he has more pics “worse than x-rated”


29 posted on 06/06/2011 9:05:53 PM PDT by Luigi Vasellini (End the political class.......TERM LIMITS NOW!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: presently no screen name

“Is it possible for hillary to step in behind the scenes and help with the powers that be?”

Maybe by getting on her knees and helping weiner grow into a bigger man.


30 posted on 06/06/2011 9:06:06 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: SmithL

Weiner’s Firm Position Melts After Exposure.


31 posted on 06/06/2011 9:08:01 PM PDT by garjog
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To: SmithL
Confucious say: Man that tweets his weiner will not survive another erection.
32 posted on 06/06/2011 9:08:48 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: dalereed

LOL! Do you think he’s in blackberry withdrawal tonight?


33 posted on 06/06/2011 9:09:25 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: dalereed
Uh Jez! Now I can't get that imagine out of my head...
34 posted on 06/06/2011 9:11:02 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: re_nortex

Their best sports page headline was “Marv Albert gets pink slip”.


35 posted on 06/06/2011 9:17:09 PM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: SmithL

36 posted on 06/06/2011 9:20:28 PM PDT by woofie
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To: Pan_Yan
I'm still waiting for "The Hard Truth About Anthony's Weiner"

LMAO!!!!

8^D

37 posted on 06/06/2011 9:21:51 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Palin 2012 ~ Going Oval" ©2010 by Gargantua)
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To: PzLdr

38 posted on 06/06/2011 9:22:16 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: SmithL

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39 posted on 06/06/2011 9:25:58 PM PDT by PMAS
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To: rokkitapps

He’s a ‘rat. A sex scandal for them is simply a line on the resume that needs to be completed for street cred.


40 posted on 06/06/2011 9:26:10 PM PDT by L,TOWM (The Democratic Party Platform: Lies, promulgated by Liars whose only real talent is Lying.)
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To: smokingfrog

Confucious say: Man that tweets his weiner will not survive another erection.

OR election.


41 posted on 06/06/2011 9:26:28 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: SmithL

I have not heard it mentioned, but I think Wiener lied again at the presser when he said he sent the pic as “a joke”. I think this clown has a problem, and humor has nothing to do with it. Too bad Larry didn’t have this technology in 1999.


42 posted on 06/06/2011 9:28:50 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: SmithL

It his business and has nothing to do with his job. I listened to his entire press conferance. He held nothing back in his apology and blamed noone but himself. Ill disagree with his politics but I wont cross the line to use politics as a weapon in this case. That type of attitude is what is killing politics in this country and keeping us from serious debate


43 posted on 06/06/2011 9:30:31 PM PDT by BJungNan (Spend yesterday's money good, today's money ok. Never spend tomorrow's money)
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To: SmithL
WEINERSELECTION
44 posted on 06/06/2011 9:33:32 PM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: Rennes Templar

I dont get it. I must be missing the pun. Can you explain it to me please


45 posted on 06/06/2011 9:35:43 PM PDT by BJungNan (Spend yesterday's money good, today's money ok. Never spend tomorrow's money)
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To: SmithL

Mine did 4 times!!!


46 posted on 06/06/2011 9:37:05 PM PDT by JimmyMc
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To: SmithL
Aloha Smitty!

That pathetic apology session to the press today will have the same effect as inhaling smelling salts to treat diarrhea. They're already all over this tonight and I suspect they'll be there tomorrow...and the next day...and all next week.
47 posted on 06/06/2011 9:39:09 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: BJungNan

If we can’t get rid of them for the right reasons, then let’s get rid of them for the wrong reasons. And have a blast doing it!


48 posted on 06/06/2011 9:39:37 PM PDT by cynwoody
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If he is lucky, he is only sleeping on the sofa. Would not want to be in his house.


49 posted on 06/06/2011 9:41:04 PM PDT by BJungNan (Spend yesterday's money good, today's money ok. Never spend tomorrow's money)
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To: SmithL
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That's Wascist!

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50 posted on 06/06/2011 9:42:52 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Just once I'd like someone to call me 'Sir' without adding 'You're making a scene.' - Homer Simpson)
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