Maybe one needs to be sick to run for office. [Anthony] Weiner is a disciple of New York senator Chuck Schumer.
Schumer famously said, “I was born to legislate.” This goes to the heart of the political sickness—the need to tell others how to live. As economist Walter Williams puts it, “I respect ordinary thieves more than I respect politicians. Ordinary thieves take my money without pretense. (They don’t) insult my intelligence by proclaiming that they’ll use the money that they steal from me to make my life better.”
In the next weeks, as cameras record every utterance burped up by politicians at the political conventions, I’ll take comfort knowing that when politicians can’t force us to do things, people often ignore them (remember, government is force; this is why politicians are important, and dangerous).
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Women, on the other hand, do almost everything better.
I’d kicked the sext-crazed man around enough, and Nuzzi was such an unsubtle attention whore, so the best thing to blog is nothing. But that was yesterday.
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The mother of the young woman who is embroiled in the latest Anthony Weiner “sexting” scandal is speaking out.
Laura Leathers, mother of 23-year-old Sydney Leathers, tells the New York Daily News from her home in Allendale, Ill. that no one should be voting for Weiner as the next mayor of New York City.
“I have nothing to say except God help New York if he gets to be mayor. You can print that,” Laura Leathers told the Daily News.
Weiner began his online relationship with Sydney Leathers last summer, more than a year after he resigned from Congress. According to the Daily News, the 23-year-old reached out to Weiner through Facebook after he resigned in 2011.
Mother Of Woman In Sexting Scandal: “God Help New York” If Weiner Elected Mayor
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