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Old 29th July 2013, 03:21 PM   #161
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Originally Posted by Spindrift View Post
He's just limping along at this point, unless something comes up he's dead meat.
Originally Posted by Cleon View Post
Yeah, he's gonna get spanked.
There's not much that can be done with his shriveled staff, but Weiner still has skin in the game.
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Old 29th July 2013, 07:50 PM   #162
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Originally Posted by Brainster View Post
Too rich for words: Weiner spent $45,000 investigating the "hacker" who sent the pix:
Was he born with a lot of money? Did he make a lot of money as a public servant?
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Old 29th July 2013, 07:59 PM   #163
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Originally Posted by eeyore1954 View Post
Was he born with a lot of money? Did he make a lot of money as a public servant?
Campaign funds.
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Old 29th July 2013, 08:18 PM   #164
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It seems to me there is a certain portion of voters that will vote for a candidate precisely because he has failings.... But this guys just such a meatball. If there are enough other candidates.... he might be able to win.
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Old 29th July 2013, 08:50 PM   #165
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At least he stands up for himself.
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Old 29th July 2013, 08:55 PM   #166
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He needs to get out of the race and let a real candidate run.
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Old 29th July 2013, 09:11 PM   #167
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He needs to get out of the race and let a real candidate run.
I still think he can win.
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Old 29th July 2013, 09:17 PM   #168
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I still think he can win.
Wow, you've got a low opinion of New York. Not that you're wrong, mind you...
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Old 30th July 2013, 12:56 AM   #169
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Drops sharply in the latest Quinnipiac:

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Weiner gets 16 percent of likely Democratic primary voters today, compared to his first- place position with 26 percent in a July 24 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe- ack) University.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn leads the Democratic pack with 27 percent, with 21 percent for Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, 20 percent for former Comptroller William Thompson, 6 percent for Comptroller John Liu and 2 percent for former Council member Sal Albanese, the poll finds. Seven percent of likely Democratic primary voters remain undecided.

If Weiner drops out, Quinn gets 30 percent, with 25 percent each for Thompson and de Blasio and 9 percent for Liu.
Exit question: Until the new round of Weiner eruptions, he looked ready to erase the F. Scott Fitzgerald wisdom that there are no second acts in American life. Are there third acts?

And, BTW, is Elliot Spitzer enjoying the hell out of this or what?
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Old 30th July 2013, 05:05 AM   #170
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Was he born with a lot of money? Did he make a lot of money as a public servant?
No but Huma pulls in about half a million with her two jobs - one for the government, one for a private contractor....oops, conflict of interest!
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Old 30th July 2013, 05:31 AM   #171
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Originally Posted by Caper View Post
It seems to me there is a certain portion of voters that will vote for a candidate precisely because he has failings.... But this guys just such a matzameatball. If there are enough other candidates.... he might be able to win.
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Old 30th July 2013, 08:24 AM   #172
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Yep, it's time for Weiner to pull out now so he doesn't have to abort mid-term.
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Old 30th July 2013, 08:50 AM   #173
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Hey Weiner! Give up already, won't you?

I can't stand a guy who doesn't know the party's over.
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Old 30th July 2013, 09:19 AM   #174
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And, BTW, is Elliot Spitzer enjoying the hell out of this or what?
Sure, since he can proudly say he hasn't laundered money or had sex with a prostitute since 2008. And he's done answering those questions, too. Good for you, Elliot! You don't have to take that kind of crap from impertinent journalists.
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Old 30th July 2013, 09:46 AM   #175
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The mystery to me is the concept of photographing one's sexual organ as a courtship device. Judging from the Weiner episode, the method achieves some not insignificant rate of success.

Had I known this back in the day, I can't say I would've chosen such a path over my standard repertoire of greeting cards, flowers or invitations for dates. But it does make one think.
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Old 30th July 2013, 09:52 AM   #176
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Sure, since he can proudly say he hasn't laundered money or had sex with a prostitute since 2008. And he's done answering those questions, too. Good for you, Elliot! You don't have to take that kind of crap from impertinent journalists.
He's down to about 16%, the leader has 27%. That's the bad news. The good news is....... that's about as low as it goes for him. in 3 weeks if he's back to 20%... then the story becomes how he is trending up.
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The mystery to me is the concept of photographing one's sexual organ as a courtship device. Judging from the Weiner episode, the method achieves some not insignificant rate of success.

Had I known this back in the day, I can't say I would've chosen such a path over my standard repertoire of greeting cards, flowers or invitations for dates. But it does make one think.
I believe Mr. Weiners package is impressive and for a certain segment of the population that has its appeal. I haven't seen it, so I can't give you a first hand review.
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Old 30th July 2013, 10:57 AM   #178
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You've gotta love this headline:

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Poll: 78 Percent of Young Women Approve of Weiner
Well, I'm not surprised that 78% of young women approve of it. Unfortunately the "poll" comes with a rather large asterisk; check out the details:

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Sugar daddy dating website SeekingArrangement.com found that 78 percent of female clients aged 18-26 approve of Weiner.

The website, which connects wealthy patrons with attractive clients, surveyed over 18,000 of its female members and discovered that 63 percent of all women surveyed approved of the New York City mayoral hopeful, with the highest approval ratings coming from the 18-26 demographic.
Yep, 78% of "sugar babies" approve of Weiner.
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Old 30th July 2013, 11:01 AM   #179
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He's just limping along at this point, unless something comes up he's dead meat.
I hear he already has the next campaign manager narrowed down to a Mr. C. Ialis and a Ms. Vi Agra, either one should get him up in the polls with real staying power.
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Old 30th July 2013, 11:03 AM   #180
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He needs to get out of the race and let a real candidate run.


How is he preventing anyone from running?
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Old 30th July 2013, 11:05 AM   #181
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Hey Weiner! Give up already, won't you?

I can't stand a guy who doesn't know the party's over.
The party's never over... IN HIS PANTS!!!!!!!!







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And, BTW, is Elliot Spitzer enjoying the hell out of this or what?
Not sure, but Bill Maher accidentally referred to Weiner as Spitzer on Real Time while Spitzer was sitting just across the table as a panelist.
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Weiner's campaign fires back at the intern who related an unflattering story about her work experience. The nuanced response shows why I am eternally grateful for the talent, sophistication, and intellect of our betters in the upper echelons of NYC's political class.

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2...hes-intern.php
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Well, it could be the Weiner-Spitzer ticket... Don't think too hard.
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Originally Posted by ravdin View Post
Weiner's campaign fires back at the intern who related an unflattering story about her work experience. The nuanced response shows why I am eternally grateful for the talent, sophistication, and intellect of our betters in the upper echelons of NYC's political class.

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2...hes-intern.php
LOL! And they think Republicans are waging a war on women.
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LOL! And they think Republicans are waging a war on women.
Tu quoque much?
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Well, it could be the Weiner-Spitzer ticket... Don't think too hard.
Wouldn't that prevent the swallows from coming to Capistrano?
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Latest is that Weiner vows to stay in the race.

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013...-campaign?lite

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"Quit isn't the way we roll in New York City. We fight through tough things. We’re a tough city," Weiner says, staring straight into the camera in the minute-long video posted on his campaign's website.
I'll be finished when I'm finished bitch.
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Originally Posted by ravdin View Post
Weiner's campaign fires back at the intern who related an unflattering story about her work experience. The nuanced response shows why I am eternally grateful for the talent, sophistication, and intellect of our betters in the upper echelons of NYC's political class.

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2...hes-intern.php
Like tell me, Ms. Morgan, are you like a reformed valley girl or something, or do you like just really like the word 'like', like a lot??
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LOL! And they think Republicans are waging a war on women.
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Tu quoque much?
Thank you jj. I'd like to remind everyone that it's completely acceptable to refer to a female intern as a "slutbag" if she has the temerity to embarrass a politician in the Democratic party. It's also acceptable for said politicians to exchange sexually explicit messages with high schoolers (don't try this yourself unless you want to get arrested). Just don't make any references to binders full of women.
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Thank you jj. I'd like to remind everyone that it's completely acceptable to refer to a female intern as a "slutbag" if she has the temerity to embarrass a politician in the Democratic party. It's also acceptable for said politicians to exchange sexually explicit messages with high schoolers (don't try this yourself unless you want to get arrested). Just don't make any references to binders full of women.
Where did he say that's okay?

And how does one idiot Democrat compare with Republicans passing bills that are anti-woman?
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And how does one idiot Democrat compare with Republicans passing bills that are anti-woman?
If you are referring to abortion limits as "anti-women bills", I'm afraid you've bought into the "war on women" meme far too deeply than any possible answer could explain to you.
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If you are referring to abortion limits as "anti-women bills", I'm afraid you've bought into the "war on women" meme far too deeply than any possible answer could explain to you.
You think ******** abortion laws are the only things Republicans are doing legislatively to harm women?
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SInce he has no hope of winning, I hope Weiner stays in the race just for the entertainment value.
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You think ******** abortion laws are the only things Republicans are doing legislatively to harm women?
They need to do more to protect whorebags, c***s and sluts.
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They need to do more to protect whorebags, c***s and sluts.
Can you answer the question of how this non-politician's vile words are equivalent to the Republican's anti-woman legislative efforts? Or are you happy just leaving it as the falsest of false equivalencies?
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Thank you jj. I'd like to remind everyone that it's completely acceptable to refer to a female intern as a "slutbag" if she has the temerity to embarrass a politician in the Democratic party. It's also acceptable for said politicians to exchange sexually explicit messages with high schoolers (don't try this yourself unless you want to get arrested). Just don't make any references to binders full of women.
Ok, exactly who said this was "ok"?

Please be specific, and show testable, verifiable evidence where anyone, and I mean ANYONE in this thread, has defended Spitzer.

Thank you for your misleading rhetoric.
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Ok, exactly who said this was "ok"?

Please be specific, and show testable, verifiable evidence where anyone, and I mean ANYONE in this thread, has defended Spitzer.

Thank you for your misleading rhetoric.
What does Elliot Spitzer have to do with any of this? I could have sworn this thread was about Anthony Weiner.
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What does Elliot Spitzer have to do with any of this? I could have sworn this thread was about Anthony Weiner.
So, I'm not allowed to think they are both contemptible nitwits? Why not?

Now, please provide testable, verifiable evidence that anyone, anywhere is excusing Weiner for his (I'll be polite here and call it) insane behavior.

Where? Who? When? Why?

You made the accusation, surely you have some evidence beyond a straw man feigned via a game of semantics, after all?
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So, I'm not allowed to think they are both contemptible nitwits? Why not?

Now, please provide testable, verifiable evidence that anyone, anywhere is excusing Weiner for his (I'll be polite here and call it) insane behavior.

Where? Who? When? Why?

You made the accusation, surely you have some evidence beyond a straw man feigned via a game of semantics, after all?
When did you stop beating your wife?
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