How Are Voters Feeling About Anthony Weiner's Latest Comeback Bid?

Categories: Weinergate

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On Thursday, apropos of nothing, as far as we can tell, disgraced congressman-turned-disgraced mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner answered the question no one has asked in months: what's next for Anthony Weiner?

In a lengthy Facebook statement, Weiner suggested he wasn't quite ready to fade into obscurity, but he played coy. "What's next?" Weiner asked. "I'll keep you posted on my plans. But I hope we keep the band together."

How did "the band" feel about the prospect of another Weiner campaign? We tallied up the reactions in the comments section to gauge Anthony Weiner's Facebook fans' interest in an Anthony Weiner comeback.

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Anthony Weiner's Law & Order: SVU Episode, Headline by Headline

Categories: Weinergate

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The moment we'd all been waiting for finally happened last night: Anthony Weiner's campaign was ripped from the headlines, and remixed into an episode of Law & Order: SVU.

Which headlines, exactly? Glad you asked! We put together a list. While the episode took most of its inspiration from Weiner's tragic downfall, it also borrowed elements from Bill de Blasio's campaign and Eliot Spitzer's, too. SVU's writers even threw in a little Amanda Bynes for good measure.

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Hillary Clinton Reportedly Wants Huma Abedin to Kick Anthony Weiner To the Curb. Should She?

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Yesterday it broke that Hillary Clinton asked Huma Abedin to ice her relationship with Anthony Weiner, now that Clinton's presidential aspirations are changing from rumor to reality. An associate of Clinton's blabbed to a New York magazine reporter for a feature on the all-but-certain Hillary 2016 campaign. We're split over here at Runnin' Scared: Should Abedin ride the Clinton gravy train all the way to the White House, or should she call Clinton's bluff and stand by her man? Her probably sex-addicted, ill-tempered, sore loser man? Take our poll and help us sort out our complicated feelings on the matter.

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Anthony Weiner Releases Spanish-Language Campaign Ad [VIDEO]

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Anthony Weiner has one video production team working in overdrive. Yesterday his campaign released yet another ad addressing his receding sex scandal (thank goodness), with the minor difference of being entirely in Spanish.

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Weiner Has Been Stuffing Mailboxes With Fliers, Promises He's "Not Sticking It All the Way In"

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Could someone get this reporter at the New York Post a medal? Her item about Weiner's latest non-scandal wielded penis puns with the art of a true master. The story: Anthony Weiner was stuffing mailboxes with fliers in Astoria, Queens, when it was pointed out that doing so might violate postal laws. Campaign spokeswoman Barbara Morgan's response? "I think that if it's not all the way in, it's OK.'' The Post's rejoinder? "There's no reference to how far nonstamped mail can permissibly penetrate." Zzzzzzzziiing.

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Why Are Black Voters More Likely to Vote for Spitzer and Weiner? Rush Limbaugh and the New York Times Both Get It Wrong

Categories: Media, Weinergate

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A New York Times article last week tried to explain black voters' forgiving embrace of Weiner and Spitzer. It's true, you know: The numbers show that black voters are more likely to favor our favorite Casanova pols. Of course, Rush Limbaugh had to get one more vile opinion out before Cumulus Media jettisons his show out the airlock.

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Regarding Weiner's Weiner and a Lesbian Frontrunner: This Straight Man Is Mad and He Isn't Going to Take It Anymore!!

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After yesterday's post, a reader provided us with a second photo of the same man, this time with a different, equally bizarre sign: "CHRISTINE QUINN HATES STRAIGHT MEN. VOTE WEINER!" At first we thought this was a one-off, one picketer speaking out against prudishness (something I can get behind in general, but in Weiner's case ...). But no, this photo was taken on Saturday, four days before his most recent sighting. It's clear this man is on a mission: To make sure straight men finally get their voice heard.

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Photographic Evidence of Just How Much New Yorkers on the Street Still Love Anthony Weiner

Categories: Weinergate

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A reader took a picture of a man standing in Union Square last night holding a sign reading "Anthony Weiner AKA Carlos Danger is #1." No. 1 in relation to what, you might ask? Oh, I get it. It's a metaphor.

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An Impassioned Defense of Anthony Weiner, Delivered By Some Dude on the Internet

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Seeing as how Internet weirdos are Weiner's only remaining constituency, it's only fitting that one of them comes to his aid One man, going by the handle thepimpmunk, has taken to YouTube to deliver a stirring speech in his defense.

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The Ass That Won't Quit: Anthony Weiner's Bizarre Campaign Video [VIDEO]

Categories: Video, Weinergate

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It's been eight days since the Anthony Weiner sexting saga began anew. Not that I much mind being bombarded by cell phone photos of hard dicks. In my house, at the office, on my phone, on TV. Whatever. After all, I get by in a city of assholes just fine.

So when Anthony Weiner's new campaign video went live, in which he promises not to quit, because "'quit' isn't the way we roll in New York City," it's not revulsion or contempt for the man that bubbles up. It's sadness. Anthony Weiner's campaign has by all accounts cratered, and yet here he is, clinging to the belief that there is anyone left in New York who has seen his johnson and still plans to vote for him.

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