Anthony Weiner's Staggering Fall From Grace is Now Complete
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner of New York has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting a fifteen-year-old girl, according to The New York Times, ending one of the most staggering falls from grace in American political history. Weiner, who became something of a folk ...read more
Anthony Weiner's Personal Life is None of Your Business
Let's be upfront: the latest Anthony Weiner Sexting scandal is none of your business. By now, everyone with eyes and ears has heard the story of the former US representative sending provocative photos of himself to another women who wasn't his wife, Huma Abedin. Yes, they were ...read more
Mr. Weiner, Please Go Away
I want to write something positive about Anthony Weiner. Really, I do. First of all, I agree with him on almost everything. He is the kind of liberal I like. He is fearless. Secondly, I have worked with his wife, Huma Abedin, and have nothing but respect and admiration for her. ...read more
Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before...
Well, that was fun while it lasted. Anthony Weiner's big comeback just went from improbable to impossible in a matter of a single day, thanks to whatever irrepressible instinct leads him to involuntarily send pictures of his penis to young women and the media 12-car-pile-up ...read more
Gingrich Campaigning for Veep with Race-Baiting, McCarthyism
By Bob Cesca: You can tell it's August in a general election year because Republican A-listers are jumping through Flaming Hoops of Crazy in order to be considered for the job of wingnut red meat chucker for the next four years. Take Newt Gingrich for example. Since he ...read more
What If "The Newsroom" Really Can Make a Difference?
By Chez Pazienza: A few weeks back I banged out a column for this site that took issue with what I called the misguided, "pipe-dreamy idealism" of Aaron Sorkin's new HBO show, The Newsroom. After watching only the season premiere I didn't necessarily claim to know whether the ...read more
Quote of the Day: Weiner Resigns - TV Show to Follow
Chez Pazienza predicts the future for the disgraced Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner: So Weiner's out. That's okay, give it a year or so and he'll realize that that light at the end of the tunnel was always from the cable TV studio where he'll be hosting his own show. ...read more