Anthony Weiner Archives | The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Apr 9, 2021

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a column here at The American Spectator entitled “We Are Governed by People…

by | Feb 25, 2020

“France has neither winter nor summer nor morals,” observed Mark Twain. “Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.”…

by | Oct 29, 2019

The Gods of the Copybook Headings always have the last laugh, and those familiar with Rudyard Kipling’s poetry must have smiled…

by | Apr 23, 2018

James Comey loves to preach to us lesser mortals about ethics and such. Like Jimmy Carter before him, James Comey…

by | Nov 6, 2017

Anthony Weiner reports to federal prison today. He will serve about two years for helping elect Donald Trump. But that’s…

by | Aug 30, 2016

Some people do not learn from their mistakes. Anthony Weiner is one. The husband of Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin…

by | Jun 3, 2016

Near the beginning of Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s “Weiner,” one of the film-makers asks their subject, the allegedly “disgraced” ex-congressman Anthony Weiner who, in 2013, decided to run for mayor of New York City, if his wife, Huma Abedin, had wanted him to get back into politics. He says that she did because “She was very eager to get her life back that I had taken from her.” Or, as one enthusiastic critic summed it up: Ms. Abedin was “a fellow political animal who felt, as he did, that another race would be the only way their lives could return to normal.” There, in a nutshell, lies the essential phoniness at the heart of this film.

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