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Anthony Weiner's Ex: He Lied to Me
Daily Beast ^ | June 8, 2011 | Kirsten Powers

Posted on 06/08/2011 2:38:22 PM PDT by Kaslin

Anthony Weiner’s former girlfriend, Kirsten Powers, defended him on TV to millions of people after he insisted to her that he didn’t send lewd photos on Twitter. Now she takes him to task for his rampant misogyny—and says he must resign immediately.

Anthony Weiner lied to the country about his sexual misconduct online. He also lied to me.

I had been defending him, based on what he told me, but no more. Weiner must resign from Congress immediately.

This has not been my position previously during the scandal, but as I have recovered from the shock of seeing an old friend’s life unravel and have had time to get my mind around the extensive and sociopathic lying in which he engaged, there seems to be no other choice than for him to step aside and stop hurting his family, friends, and the Democratic Party. As more information trickles out about his online behavior with women, it has also become clear that he does not have the character to be in a position of leadership because of his misogynist view of women and predatory behavior.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: kirstenpowers; weinergate; weinergeddon
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To: mware
"NYTimes claiming they have sources saying Weiners wife is in the early stages of pragnancy."

HER BAD LUCK!! What do they want - for us to feel sorry for the pervert & forget about it because his wife is pregnant?!!

51 posted on 06/08/2011 3:18:02 PM PDT by LADY J ( Change your thoughts and you change your world.. - Norman Vincent Peale))
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To: mancini

My daughter was at an airport gate flying back to DC and they were there with their kids. My daughter said they were just wonderful to each other and to their children. Who knew?


52 posted on 06/08/2011 3:22:29 PM PDT by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: Kaslin

“Anthony Weiner’s former girlfriend, Kirsten Powers....”

I knew that lib was stupid, but Wieners girlfriend??... that just takes the cake.


53 posted on 06/08/2011 3:22:53 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Pharmboy

Just to be clear: it was the Carvilles I was speaking about.


54 posted on 06/08/2011 3:25:04 PM PDT by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: forgotten man

I saw her defending him on TV and thought she was foolish for doing so. It was only a matter of time before the truth came out and he’d make her look like a fool.

It’s usually the trusting people closest to a liar who will swallow the lies that a stranger can see through.


55 posted on 06/08/2011 3:25:22 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: forgotten man

I’m sure she’s only throwing him under the bus because she sees the way the wind is blowing. And it ain’t blowing Weiner’s way—


56 posted on 06/08/2011 3:25:47 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (FR haters of Sarah Palin are wearing me out)
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To: Kaslin

Wasn’t she defending him as late as last night?!


57 posted on 06/08/2011 3:26:47 PM PDT by mewzilla
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To: Kaslin

So tell us Ms Powers, did you guys talk dirty on the pone while he masturbated?

How many times did you let him tweet you?

Powers is an idiot.


58 posted on 06/08/2011 3:27:46 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Kaslin
"Actually she is one of the good looking liberal commentators"

I can't stand her!! She's a pompous know-it-all & a snob.

Now I feel better about my feelings about her...a know-nothing, liberal spewing twit who was actually stupid enough to date a guy like him!!

59 posted on 06/08/2011 3:28:53 PM PDT by LADY J ( Change your thoughts and you change your world.. - Norman Vincent Peale))
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To: Mobties

I wondered the same thing. As a matter of fact, how many other reporterettes and lefty professionals in DC have texted with Weiner? If the dems are throwing Weiner under the bus without investigation you can bet he has some very interesting pics/texts saved on his phone/computer. I wonder if Kirsten is worried about something being revealed. Something embarrassing. Weiner surely didn’t limit his activity to strangers.


60 posted on 06/08/2011 3:29:16 PM PDT by carmody
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To: LADY J

Just makes him more of a snake if she was preggers and he was showing off what he has over the internet.


61 posted on 06/08/2011 3:29:22 PM PDT by mware
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To: Pharmboy
My daughter was at an airport gate flying back to DC and they were there with their kids. My daughter said they were just wonderful to each other and to their children. Who knew?

Which can make one wonder. Is his schtick all an act? Would make him an even worse individual, LOL. I can't reconcile his crappy public persona with a warm and fuzzy private one.

62 posted on 06/08/2011 3:31:04 PM PDT by mancini
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To: Kaslin

Funny, she was on Imus yesterday morning after knowing the truth, saying everything the exact opposite as this article. Defending him, private matter etc... I think the gig is up and she is now yapping the emailed talking points. He’s finished.


63 posted on 06/08/2011 3:33:26 PM PDT by Naplm
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To: Kaslin

The Obama, Pelosi, Weiner Democrats......


64 posted on 06/08/2011 3:34:48 PM PDT by paul in cape
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To: mancini
My reaction exactly.

And my daughter is a good conservative like us...but she said they were relaxed together and terrific with their kids. Perhaps his public persona is just that...

65 posted on 06/08/2011 3:36:48 PM PDT by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: philman_36

Howdy philman. Don’t mean to crank up any extended dialog, but...

None of the dems including this airhead Kirsten give two hoots about their country. Its all about them and their power. Our problem is what do we do about that mindset and how do we show the voters the real democrats?


66 posted on 06/08/2011 3:37:20 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: Kaslin

Match made in heaven really.


67 posted on 06/08/2011 3:37:52 PM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: Lancey Howard
I’m sure I could convert her to conservasexuality.

I'm not sure if I could, but I'd be willing to give it the old college try.

For the good of the team, you understand.

68 posted on 06/08/2011 3:38:21 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: Naplm
I think the gig is up and she is now yapping the emailed talking points.

Memo: Unclean....unclean!

69 posted on 06/08/2011 3:40:57 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: Kaslin

“Unlike Ellen Ratner.” Fortunately for Ellen, she is a centimillionaire, an heiress. Forest City Enterprises.


70 posted on 06/08/2011 3:43:24 PM PDT by masadaman
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To: Kaslin

Leftist are such gullible morons.


71 posted on 06/08/2011 3:47:20 PM PDT by Fledermaus (As long as John Boehner is Speaker, conservatives are screwed. He's a coward and a crybaby.)
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To: masadaman

I don’t care how rich she is. She is sill homely


72 posted on 06/08/2011 3:52:46 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: scooby321
Harry Reid would not say anything good about him yesterday...

They should ask the pervert senator who wrote Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them maybe he could stick up for the schmuck.

73 posted on 06/08/2011 3:54:41 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans freed the Slaves Month")
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To: dusttoyou
Our problem is what do we do about that mindset and how do we show the voters the real democrats?
Are you asking for my opinion or are you asking a rhetorical question?
74 posted on 06/08/2011 3:57:58 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Kaslin
Liberated women claim that they DO NOT WANT TO BE CONSIDERED AS JUST SEXUAL OBJECTS. Yet, in the case of Weiner-- Liberal women have, and some still, keep defending this man who did nothing but use women as sexual objects.

His cyber relationships were for nothing but his own sexual excitement. He talked in ways to arouse himself and demeaned the woman with sexually suggestive comments and used their responses to achieve his own sexual thrill.

How any woman, who values womanhood, herself, and the idea that women should be more than an object for sex continue...how can they in any way... speak on behalf of this man?

This man is the typical low dwelling sexual predator beneath that DC swauve and expensive suit. This man is the typical abuser of women that women have, for the past 40 years, claimed that disgusts them. Yet still we have Dems/Libs like Pelosi, Babara Walters and her co-horts on the View who have not stood up and SCREAMED about how anti-woman this man has behaved and what a slap in the face of women and womanhood he has made. It makes me sick that these women are so ready to defend him simply because he is a Democrat that they will throw in the trash 40 years of women's' efforts to be recognized for more than sex.

75 posted on 06/08/2011 4:04:34 PM PDT by CitizenM (If we ever forget that we're one nation under GOD, then we will be a nation gone under.-Ronald Re)
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To: RatRipper
Can you people in NY not use any better judgment of character than that?
C'mon, he represents NY City people - of course they're stupid.
On the other hand, I live in the 26th congressional district where the "smart" people just elected Democrat Kathy Hochul ... who doesn't even live in the district. (Sigh.)
76 posted on 06/08/2011 4:13:27 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Kaslin
In the past few years, we didn’t see each other or communicate much, though when my husband’s parents were recently trapped in Egypt during the revolution, he helped to connect me to his wife, Huma, an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to facilitate their getting out.

Ms. Powers' ability to ever provide objective commentary on Fox is dubious at best. She has major IOU's to high level Democrats.

77 posted on 06/08/2011 4:15:50 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Gator113

Actually she is one of those liberals that is more fair then the others


78 posted on 06/08/2011 4:22:35 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

It would be funny if tweets from him showing his “thang” were found to have been sent to her.


79 posted on 06/08/2011 4:33:44 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: RatRipper

People in NY don’t expect moral character; they want “programs” from the U.S. government to “trickle down” to them.


80 posted on 06/08/2011 4:37:51 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Kaslin

An interesting piece by one of my favorite democrats. I like her. She’s wrong on every issue but I like her.

In this case she’s been personally betrayed by this sick man, as well so she’s got to be furious.

In case somone hasn’t read the whole piece- she dated him over a decade ago- for 3 months.


81 posted on 06/08/2011 5:05:42 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Licensed-To-Carry

Probably a turkey baster.


82 posted on 06/08/2011 5:11:21 PM PDT by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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To: forgotten man

It’s obvious Kristen can’t judge character. She adulates Mr. Obama and can’t seem to see his fatal flaws either.


83 posted on 06/08/2011 5:35:37 PM PDT by kiltie65
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To: Kaslin

I agree, but when I see a lib, all I see is red. ;>)


84 posted on 06/08/2011 5:44:05 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: philman_36

Do you post only to start trouble? Excuse my stupidity.


85 posted on 06/08/2011 6:38:43 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: dusttoyou
Do you post only to start trouble?
No, that seems to be your specialty.

Excuse my stupidity.
You're excused.

86 posted on 06/08/2011 8:02:01 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Kaslin

The lie is the weapon used most often by the criminal, Kirsten. Arrogant/ignorant Anthony is a glimpse inside the criminal mind.


87 posted on 06/08/2011 8:22:20 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Kaslin

She’s be better looking (KP) if she didn’t color the roots of her hair dark!


88 posted on 06/08/2011 8:24:01 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Kaslin
Is Kirsten related to Max Powers (2nd from left, 3rd from right if you're lefthanded)?


89 posted on 06/08/2011 8:27:45 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Kaslin
Kirsten must have been a fun girl in College, if you know what I mean, LOL

Dumb as a rock and twice as dense.

90 posted on 06/08/2011 8:40:23 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (After the Commies take over, Moderates will become an endangered species...)
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To: Kaslin

Clinton was much classier


91 posted on 06/08/2011 8:42:47 PM PDT by woofie
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To: mancini
Blech, indeed. It must be the presumed sense of power that comes with his position that women find attractive, because..

Now she takes him to task for his rampant misogyny

It still amazes me how so many on the left are willing to overlook the misogyny and other ills that they decry in the rest of the population. All day, tv personalities coming to his defense. Yuk. On CBS Mon or Tuesday as I buzzed through channels, one announcer said at least Weiner hadn't done as Schwarzenegger, fathered a child, carried on an affair, alluding that the Right is worse. Hello? - seems they forgot about John Edwards recent indictment.

92 posted on 06/08/2011 8:53:16 PM PDT by fortunecookie (Please pray for Anna, age 7, who waits for a new kidney.)
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To: fortunecookie

Misogyny?

Are nude photos of his johnson misogyny?

Maybe I’m missing something but it seems like these women were into twitter sex with him....ugly as he is

I hate that catch weird misogyny..its used to describe any man today who doesn’t submit to validation requiring chicks

Weiner is a nut and unfaithful to his wife but I thought misogyny...a loaded word like racism today meant woman hater

Sounds to me like he adores women at least sexually

...i promise to let her drive from now on and I’ll sit in the back with the rescue mutt


93 posted on 06/08/2011 11:41:17 PM PDT by wardaddy (ok...so far I am Palin/Rubio 2012....i can explain easy..just ask)
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To: wardaddy
Misogyny? Are nude photos of his johnson misogyny?

Misogyny? Yes and no. I'm expounding on the article's author's idea of misogyny. It's not just a guy tweeting pics of his junk to various ladies that gives that impression, it's that he's a newlywed sending them from his workplace as a public figure.

Maybe I’m missing something but it seems like these women were into twitter sex with him....ugly as he is

Well, I think that's possible.

Sounds to me like he adores women at least sexually Weiner is a nut and unfaithful to his wife but I thought misogyny...a loaded word like racism today meant woman hater

I agree more men are unfairly labelled misogynists but he would treat them as more than twitter sex toys if he thought better of them (and maybe he was caught before he could act on that) - or his wife.

94 posted on 06/09/2011 7:54:13 AM PDT by fortunecookie (Please pray for Anna, age 7, who waits for a new kidney.)
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To: fortunecookie; dixiechick2000
The word misogyny really took off in the mid 80s with this book. I lived in Manhattan then and my Skidmore grad/Barnard assistant professor blondie babe serious as in lived together girlfriend thought all southern men like me needed this book...and she was half Virginian. Her mom was from Richmond and attended Hollins.

It's today used to just kill any logic and rationale to a discussion much the way bigot, racist, homophobe, Islamaphobe and even on occasion anti-Semite are used. Someone like the albeit very lovely ( I have a thing for brown eyes and blonde hair...I married one)Kirsten Powers uses to just label men with whom she has profound differences over how they view women even though with Weiner his actions doom him all by themselves.

I guess I'm just trying to say the word is more often than not used as a pejorative to label older alpha males like me by women who aren't really happy anyhow and often desire a strong man to be a strong partner they can lean on but they have been brainwashed to not admit that publicly.

There are still holdouts from that femme mindset down here but even back in the 80s I would see women in New York fall in that trap and then wake up at 40 childless with their big career feeling very empty...it was tragic actually...our culture would have benefited from those accomplished women breeding and parenting.

My aforementioned Skidmore gal told me a year after she left my never home butt for a sensitive Jewish guitar player and that had fizzled that at least with me she never had to wonder who was the man in the deal...it's a latent thing I'm convinced with feminists...the attractive one anyhow. I had sadly moved on to a Brasilian love affair and had to say goodbye again but moved me. She never married even though very handsome and is now a Dean at one of the largest schools in the country that uses the color Orange and likes cows...hint.

You know I don;t totally blame young women though over this conflict...so many young men are so weak today and girly like...good God, even in Nashville.

Or they are thuggy and shiftless and can't speak right...

it's just awful looking at it from afar now at 53

95 posted on 06/09/2011 9:25:57 AM PDT by wardaddy (ok...so far I am Palin/Rubio 2012....i can explain easy..just ask)
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To: wardaddy

What about the women who hate men, and the men who love them?

Beta males all around us...

I’ve watched the castration since I was a very young adult. I didn’t buy into it then, to my social detriment, and I don’t buy into it now.

The radical Feminist Movement has totally screwed things up.


96 posted on 06/10/2011 12:05:18 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Kaslin. Kirsten Powers sez:
...I had been defending him, based on what he told me, but no more. Weiner must resign from Congress immediately. This has not been my position previously during the scandal... have had time to get my mind around the extensive and sociopathic lying in which he engaged... step aside and stop hurting his family, friends, and the Democratic Party... his misogynist view of women and predatory behavior.
#1: No wonder he married a Muzzie, and only a Muzzie would marry him.
#2: But other than that, he's been an asset to the state of New York.


97 posted on 06/12/2011 7:21:32 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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Weiner's apologists' probable response:
98 posted on 06/12/2011 7:24:33 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: SunkenCiv
He Lied to Me

"He told me he had 10...but when the pics came out my carpenter friend said that can't be more than 6...."

99 posted on 06/12/2011 7:31:57 AM PDT by bigheadfred ( He put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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To: Kaslin

This article is just therapy for her. Weiner used her like a Kleenex and now she’s got the status of a porn star, card dealer, co-ed, and cuckholded wife. Just like Clintons and Obamas, these self-absorbed baby boomers leave a trail of destruction wherever they go and expect others to clean up the mess. I wonder how bad they’ll leave this country when all is said and done.


100 posted on 06/12/2011 7:52:11 AM PDT by jimmygrace
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