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The Weiner That Woudn’t Quit… Yet

June 13, 2011 // 11 Comments

When Weinergate began many speculated how quickly the Congressman would go quietly into that good night. Republicans seize any chance to knock a player from the other team off the bench and Democrats didn’t want to be forced into the position of investigating one of their own or having to answer questions about what they thought should happen.

Kirsten Powers, who often appears on Fox News to provide a Democratic perspective, wrote about her past relationship with Weiner and how, in the wake of his lying, he needed to resign. The most telling part of her article was this:

I am of the general view that politicians are not the most honest group of people, but, even using that very low standard, what I saw in those interviews was deeply disturbing.