Well, as we all know by now, Anthony Weiner has admitted to lying about his rather questionable hobby. Caught with his proverbial pants down.
The far left is claiming that what he did was no worse that David Vitter, Mark Foley, Larry Craig, John Ensign, Rudy Giuliani, Bob Packwood, Mark Sanford, Chris (bare chested) Lee, Newt Gingrich, and of course Arnold. The far right is comparing him to Eric Massa, Elliot Spitzer, John Edwards and then Bill Clinton, both in behavior and lying to cover up. (Interesting factoid: Clinton presided at Weiner’s wedding last year.)
Weiner, a firebrand from New York’s 9th, is a media darling and used every opportunity to get in front of a camera. By confessing on a Monday he is sure to get a full week’s worth of coverage, muting the messages the Democrats want to get out. This makes him about as popular as Sarah Palin at a Romney rally. Conspiracy theorists feel this is probably why Nancy Pelosi has called for the House ethics committee to investigate whether Weiner violated any of the chamber’s rules.