The best of Weiner on this sadly avoidable day
Unlike Republicant perverts, Weiner did not drag his wife out in a show of “support”. Weiner apologised for “the embarrassment” that he caused and declared that he hoped to continue to fight for the causes dear to his constituents.
Republicants who have had numerous affairs with everything from animals to underage page boys, tend to get re-packaged for a Presidential campaign.
Liberal members of Congress, who never preach their morality over others do not get such leeway.
Weiner said “I make this apology to my neighbours and my constituents, but I make it particularly to my wife, Huma.”
Republicant Newt Ginrich who preaches morality for all but not for thee, in contrast told his cancer stricken wife – I divorce you for a younger fitter model.
Weiner declared he was resigning “so my colleagues can get back to work, my neighbours can choose a new representative and, most importantly, that my wife and I can continue to heal from the damage I have caused”
Republicant Mark Foley was at the same stage busy texting underage boys despite working on the committee to protect children.
Larry Craig was busy measuring bathroom stalls for his “wide stance”.
While we may joke, while we may laugh, I will miss the voice of Weiner in Congress, who to me had become more important after the gerrymandered loss of Rep Grayson.
Today, I am sad but Rep. Weiner has done the right thing. I feel for his family.
I hope he is and feels able to return to politics before too long. I for one will miss his voice.