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No Stranger to Scandal, Spitzer
Says Weiner ‘Can Come Back’

New York Times, by Michael Barbaro

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 4/13/2013 10:39:04 PM

As he considers a potential mayoral run in the wake of an online sex scandal, former Representative Anthony D. Weiner has won a vote of confidence from a politician who can identify with his predicament: Eliot Spitzer. Mr. Spitzer, who resigned in 2008 as governor of New York amid revelations that he had solicited prostitutes, said in a radio interview that Mr. Weiner “will make it as a serious candidate if he plunges in, as I think he will.” The former governor predicted that after a period of public contrition, Mr. Weiner would “very soon go from being the candidate who had to fight to get in

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Using "solicited prostitutes" and "if he plunges in" with the same sentence can only make one laugh. But, then he´s a dRATS and after their determent time of being on knees in "contrition," the political world suddenly lights up.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/13/2013 10:50:09 PM     (No. 9274269)

Of course he does.

Next, Slick will endorse both of them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jalo1951, 4/13/2013 10:52:28 PM     (No. 9274271)

I say let the weiner run. If anyone deserves to be screwed by a weiner it´s the crazy libs of nyc.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hazymac, 4/13/2013 11:06:22 PM     (No. 9274280)

After his tweeting that NC-17 picture of his "shortcomings" at full attention, let me be frank: Weiner, once in the running to be the wurst brat in Congress, and who thinks that yelling in public makes him some sort of a hot dog, is cooked.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: get er done, 4/13/2013 11:26:05 PM     (No. 9274294)

Liberals have no shame.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Cortillaen, 4/13/2013 11:34:32 PM     (No. 9274303)

Don´t you love how the whole discussion treats a disgraced elected official trying to take another public service seat as if he were a recovering musician or athlete. It´s all about him: He "will make it as a serious candidate", "he can come back", "Now, he doesn’t have Michael Bloomberg as a foil", "how does he stand out and can he actually rise to the top of that field", and it´s "now or maybe never for me, in terms of running for something".

Not a single consideration of whether this would be good for the people he is supposed to serve. It´s symbolic of one of the worst problems we have: Politics has become about the politicians instead of the people, a celebrity position instead of public service.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grace Veritas, 4/13/2013 11:38:04 PM     (No. 9274306)

Democrats can always come back. They come back from any scandal, especially of the sexual variety, which winds up becoming a credential to their natural constituents. They even come back from the grave to vote.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fritzilou, 4/13/2013 11:45:56 PM     (No. 9274315)

Tell these people to go away and take Bill Clinton and Mark Sanford with them. Oy, enough already.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 4/14/2013 12:04:18 AM     (No. 9274327)

From one d*ck to another.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: annie xango, 4/14/2013 12:08:42 AM     (No. 9274331)

so far it hasn´t worked out fabulously for Spitzer as a media....star...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: reddfroge, 4/14/2013 12:32:19 AM     (No. 9274341)

You must remember that Liberalism is first...no matter who the deviate scum is promoting it....A. Weiner will propably be the next mayor of NY just because he is a Liberal...get over it folks...we, as a
free America IS over.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: DaisyMae, 4/14/2013 3:58:21 AM     (No. 9274414)

Come back from what??? I doesn´t matter what a low life Weiner or Spitzer might be, just hold them up as a candidate in NY the sheeples will vote for them.

You can´t fix stupid, like Lady Gaga would say,"they were born that way."

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 4/14/2013 4:16:37 AM     (No. 9274417)

How does Client #9 know that? He´s still trying to come back himself.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 4/14/2013 10:59:17 AM     (No. 9274798)

Yea, I really want to be taking political advise from client #9. DemocRATS are completely amoral.

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