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20. BFEE Wins
Again.

FUCK!
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  -BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Rep. Weiner tells friends he is resigning, NYT reports. Developing.. Lochloosa  Jun-16-11 08:49 AM   #0 
  - And now, our national nightmare is finally over  meegbear   Jun-16-11 08:50 AM   #1 
  - Look out a window. Rainbows and butterflies  savannah43   Jun-16-11 12:16 PM   #105 
  - Maybe in your happy world ...  meegbear   Jun-16-11 12:27 PM   #115 
     - Burgers too?  savannah43   Jun-16-11 12:31 PM   #121 
  - yes...  MrMickeysMom   Jun-16-11 12:26 PM   #113 
  - Strain a gnat, but swallow a camel.  blkmusclmachine   Jun-16-11 12:40 PM   #124 
  - F**k ... eom  Kolesar   Jun-16-11 08:51 AM   #2 
  - When is Boehner going to follow his own demand.  liberal N proud   Jun-16-11 08:57 AM   #3 
  - And they win ... again  mysticalchick   Jun-16-11 08:57 AM   #4 
  - They won with LOTS of help  BlueCaliDem   Jun-16-11 12:02 PM   #95 
  - We lose a tough progressive on domestic issues. n/t  Jefferson23   Jun-16-11 08:59 AM   #5 
  - I am done forever with the Dems and the GOP.  savannah43   Jun-16-11 12:00 PM   #90 
  - Yes, this sucks.  avaistheone1   Jun-16-11 12:08 PM   #100 
  - Vitter, Craig, Thomas, to name a few ....  L. Coyote   Jun-16-11 09:00 AM   #6 
  - DETAILS...  brooklynite   Jun-16-11 09:01 AM   #7 
  - maybe MSNBC will hire him to debate serious issues with repugs  larkrake   Jun-16-11 09:05 AM   #11 
  - He can sit across from Luke Russert,,  bahrbearian   Jun-16-11 09:44 AM   #32 
     - He can sit with Spitzer.  savannah43   Jun-16-11 12:01 PM   #93 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-16-11 09:19 AM   #25 
     - But torture, eavesdropping, ignoring habeas corpus, starting a war for oil  JDPriestly   Jun-16-11 12:01 PM   #92 
     - I love you list but  humbled_opinion   Jun-16-11 12:18 PM   #108 
     - Both.  JDPriestly   Jun-16-11 01:12 PM   #143 
     - Thank you for stating the obvious  swilton   Jun-16-11 01:30 PM   #147 
     - No kidding. Can I still be a member of DU if I become an  smirkymonkey   Jun-16-11 12:17 PM   #107 
  - Sorry this is happening, but.....  qanda   Jun-16-11 09:02 AM   #8 
  - This is loser thinking...every time Weiner is mentioned the answer should be Vitter...  rfranklin   Jun-16-11 09:04 AM   #10 
  - Oh well, I guess I'm a loser then  qanda   Jun-16-11 09:14 AM   #17 
  - His wife had forgiven him  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 10:04 AM   #45 
  - How do you know what his wife thought?  former9thward   Jun-16-11 11:04 AM   #71 
  - I believe it was implied  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 12:07 PM   #98 
     - If anything a lack of statement implies she did not support him.  former9thward   Jun-16-11 01:35 PM   #150 
        - Apparantly your mind reading powers are better than mine  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 01:53 PM   #154 
           - You were the one who made the original statement.  former9thward   Jun-16-11 02:05 PM   #155 
  - How would you know?  emilyg   Jun-16-11 12:31 PM   #120 
  - I'm not sure what his wife forgiving him or not has to do with how I feel for her  qanda   Jun-16-11 02:48 PM   #159 
  - It's none of your business. You want him to resign because YOU feel sorry  Zoeisright   Jun-16-11 10:19 AM   #54 
  - I'm not happy. In fact, I said that I am sorry that this happened  qanda   Jun-16-11 01:05 PM   #140 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-16-11 10:29 AM   #57 
     - What does my husband have to do with this?  qanda   Jun-16-11 01:08 PM   #142 
  - that suggests a false equivalency  harmonicon   Jun-16-11 09:15 AM   #19 
  - He lied  RainFromAbove   Jun-16-11 09:30 AM   #29 
  - Feh  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 10:10 AM   #47 
  - there is a HUGE difference between the President resigning  Green_Lantern   Jun-16-11 01:47 PM   #152 
     - And that is what you are going with?  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 02:23 PM   #157 
        - I think you misunderstand what I'm saying..  Green_Lantern   Jun-16-11 02:59 PM   #161 
           - A few things  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 03:20 PM   #163 
              - well the framers of the Constitution seemed to think removal of  Green_Lantern   Jun-16-11 03:51 PM   #164 
                 - feh  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 04:17 PM   #165 
                    - I'm admittingly saying this is political and not about ethics per se...  Green_Lantern   Jun-16-11 05:02 PM   #166 
                       - I think it's 90% of Democrats in congress making the party look bad.  harmonicon   Jun-17-11 03:54 AM   #170 
                          - oh So politicians can harass women on Twitter as long as they support  Green_Lantern   Jun-17-11 10:06 AM   #171 
                             - I don't think anyone was harassed.  harmonicon   Jun-17-11 12:09 PM   #173 
                                - well it sure bordered on sexual harassment to send pictures of his  Green_Lantern   Jun-17-11 02:05 PM   #174 
                                   - Don't you think this is why it's private?  harmonicon   Jun-17-11 03:27 PM   #175 
                                      - but it's not private..putting it on Twitter makes it no longer private...  Green_Lantern   Jun-17-11 03:48 PM   #176 
                                         - Yes, I'm saying that it's ok for anyone to lie to the public about their sex life...  harmonicon   Jun-17-11 03:55 PM   #177 
                                         - that still doesn't answer the question..  Green_Lantern   Jun-17-11 04:44 PM   #178 
                                         - Just speculation here:  harmonicon   Jun-17-11 04:57 PM   #180 
                                         - exactly...you don't care what politicians do as long as they  Green_Lantern   Jun-17-11 05:18 PM   #181 
                                         - sorry... is this the only congressman you've ever heard anything about?  harmonicon   Jun-18-11 03:46 AM   #182 
  - Unless you are one of his constituents  xxqqqzme   Jun-16-11 10:28 AM   #55 
  - Are you one of his constituents?  former9thward   Jun-16-11 11:10 AM   #72 
     - Because I would love to  xxqqqzme   Jun-16-11 12:19 PM   #109 
        - Weiner is pretty damn egotistical if he thinks we can't survive without him..  Green_Lantern   Jun-17-11 04:51 PM   #179 
  - there wouldn't be a soul left in DC if lying was a reason to quit  Kali   Jun-16-11 10:45 AM   #64 
  - I feel the same way it seems  marlakay   Jun-16-11 01:03 PM   #138 
  - Bush lied about war, about killing people, about Valerie Plame, about  JDPriestly   Jun-16-11 12:04 PM   #97 
  - hello &  marions ghost   Jun-16-11 01:23 PM   #144 
  - You've never lied about your sex life?  harmonicon   Jun-16-11 01:39 PM   #151 
  - Another difference is notoriety  loyalsister   Jun-16-11 11:39 AM   #79 
  - Uhm... no  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 12:42 PM   #125 
  - Seconded.  knixphan   Jun-16-11 05:21 PM   #167 
  - No loser thinking is excusing your bad behavior or choices because somebody else did the same.  elocs   Jun-16-11 10:06 AM   #46 
  - consequences  marions ghost   Jun-16-11 12:50 PM   #128 
  - It is a matter of prioritizing values.  JDPriestly   Jun-16-11 12:02 PM   #94 
  - To which 95% of people will say "Who is David Vitter?"  Throd   Jun-16-11 12:21 PM   #111 
  - So doing what is right makes you a "loser." I see.  totodeinhere   Jun-16-11 01:51 PM   #153 
  - really?  harmonicon   Jun-16-11 09:11 AM   #13 
     - Did you find those women using an official twitter account from work? Did you offer to help cover up  KittyWampus   Jun-16-11 09:47 AM   #35 
     - You're right...  SylviaD   Jun-16-11 09:56 AM   #40 
     - He did not have to go  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 10:11 AM   #48 
     - Bullshit  xxqqqzme   Jun-16-11 10:35 AM   #59 
     - "official twitter account" - El-Oh-El!!!  harmonicon   Jun-16-11 01:32 PM   #148 
     - Then you would be wrong, imo.  neoralme   Jun-16-11 10:01 AM   #43 
     - is your private life (especially your sex life) part of your job description? nt.  harmonicon   Jun-16-11 01:33 PM   #149 
     - consenting  frylock   Jun-16-11 10:31 AM   #58 
     - You don't want to advertise it, but you just bragged about it.  MineralMan   Jun-16-11 10:36 AM   #62 
  - Fuck  Seedersandleechers   Jun-16-11 09:02 AM   #9 
  - What about Vitter? n/t  RoccoR5955   Jun-16-11 09:06 AM   #12 
  - If this is true...I hope he runs again.  AzDar   Jun-16-11 09:13 AM   #14 
  - forget breitbart  mikeyDE   Jun-16-11 09:13 AM   #15 
  - I can't see a good alternative to this.  MineralMan   Jun-16-11 09:13 AM   #16 
  - "Is Weiner replaceable? Sure."  Rebubula   Jun-16-11 10:15 AM   #50 
     - The same people who elected Weiner will be voting  MineralMan   Jun-16-11 10:35 AM   #60 
        - His district is being eliminated because of redistricting anyway.  former9thward   Jun-16-11 11:13 AM   #74 
           - so he was expendable  fascisthunter   Jun-16-11 12:28 PM   #116 
           - Awesome (sarchasm)  kenfrequed   Jun-16-11 12:44 PM   #126 
  - Damn! So much for the democrates protecting their own...  jimlup   Jun-16-11 09:14 AM   #18 
  - BFEE Wins  Octafish   Jun-16-11 09:16 AM   #20 
  - So will Boehner, Vitter, and the rest of the rethug slime be resigning too?  blackspade   Jun-16-11 09:16 AM   #21 
  - So what about Vitter?  Roy Rolling   Jun-16-11 09:16 AM   #22 
  - It's about time. Lies and false accusations have consequences.  robcon   Jun-16-11 09:17 AM   #23 
  - consequences?  Roy Rolling   Jun-16-11 09:20 AM   #27 
  - Of course i believe in the same consequences for the same acts.  robcon   Jun-16-11 09:26 AM   #28 
     - Especially the false accusations  AlanAdam   Jun-16-11 09:49 AM   #38 
     - I'm with ya  Roy Rolling   Jun-16-11 10:35 AM   #61 
  - Mushroom clouds & anthrax ?  bahrbearian   Jun-16-11 09:46 AM   #34 
  - Indict Clarence Thomas. n/t  JTFrog   Jun-16-11 09:19 AM   #24 
  - Thomas has LIED?????  Plucketeer   Jun-16-11 10:52 AM   #66 
  - I think we knew this day was coming...  AsahinaKimi   Jun-16-11 09:19 AM   #26 
  - Suggestion for the Dem leadership in DC: NO MORE PASSES FOR REPUBLICANS nt  think   Jun-16-11 09:32 AM   #30 
  - I am always flabbergasted at what the DEMS allow the REPUBs to get away it  Yon_Yonson   Jun-16-11 09:48 AM   #36 
     - it's almost like they'd rather deal with the GOP than with liberal Dems and their demands  MisterP   Jun-16-11 02:09 PM   #156 
  - Conspiracy  bongbong   Jun-16-11 09:39 AM   #31 
  - if you tweet your meat, you lose your seat.  miyazaki   Jun-16-11 09:46 AM   #33 
  - It's poetic!  Yon_Yonson   Jun-16-11 09:50 AM   #39 
  - Turns out to be true.  JNelson6563   Jun-16-11 10:28 AM   #56 
  - In response, Sen. David Vitter issued a statment..."It's about time!"  KansDem   Jun-16-11 09:49 AM   #37 
  - Very unhappy with this news.  SaveAmerica   Jun-16-11 09:59 AM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-16-11 09:59 AM   #42 
  - I'm Sure the conservative Dems are so happy to see him go  fascisthunter   Jun-16-11 10:01 AM   #44 
  - That's their plan. He's too progressive for their traditional Republican agenda. nt  valerief   Jun-16-11 10:15 AM   #52 
  - I guess that bullet-to-the-head threat wasn't worth it for him. nt  valerief   Jun-16-11 10:14 AM   #49 
  - I wish I wasn't LOL'ing at your sig video....  skyounkin   Jun-16-11 10:15 AM   #51 
  - He shouldn't resign, but....  Hulk   Jun-16-11 10:18 AM   #53 
  - So sad...  terip64   Jun-16-11 10:45 AM   #63 
  - The real blame lays at the feet of Democrats and DUers who have  jwirr   Jun-16-11 10:49 AM   #65 
  - Yep, honestly I am sick of it. I wish those Dems would just join the GOP.  krabigirl   Jun-16-11 10:53 AM   #68 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-16-11 11:01 AM   #70 
  - Yes. Because the real blame couldn't be on that idiot Weiner. Tweeting your dick  cottonseed   Jun-16-11 11:21 AM   #75 
  - Enjoy the corporate wall street democrat that takes his place  Taft_Bathtub   Jun-16-11 11:31 AM   #78 
     - Am I the ONLY one concerned with blackmail?  joeglow3   Jun-16-11 12:31 PM   #118 
  - really? that's where you think the REAL blame lies?  Skittles   Jun-16-11 01:27 PM   #146 
  - Sad. Hope the stupid puritans are happy. But hey, republicans that do worse stay in office!  krabigirl   Jun-16-11 10:52 AM   #67 
  - I do not support Weiner's resignation.  FreeBillClinton   Jun-16-11 11:00 AM   #69 
  - Vitter, Vitter, Vitter...RushThugs, why is he STILL there??????  SoapBox   Jun-16-11 11:11 AM   #73 
  - How many nails left...  Plucketeer   Jun-16-11 11:25 AM   #76 
  - He didn't play nice with........  JJW   Jun-16-11 11:29 AM   #77 
  - Because losing a progressive vote isn't worth the...wait, what isn't it worth again? nt  valerief   Jun-16-11 11:50 AM   #80 
  - Rep. Weiner To Resign Today  Botany   Jun-16-11 11:54 AM   #81 
  - Looks like the Democrats finally stood for something...  Agent William    Jun-16-11 11:54 AM   #82 
  - And lean more right of center.  Cleita   Jun-16-11 11:54 AM   #83 
     - Kucinich is losing his district due to redistricting anyway.  former9thward   Jun-16-11 11:54 AM   #84 
        - Yes, in Ohio, but he's probably going to move someplace  Cleita   Jun-16-11 11:54 AM   #86 
           - Man, I sure hope so! We need Dennis around.  knixphan   Jun-16-11 05:26 PM   #169 
  - He should retweet his underwear photo...  kirby   Jun-16-11 11:54 AM   #85 
  - Or a big middle finder! n/t  Cleita   Jun-16-11 11:54 AM   #88 
  - I've had to re read the DU rules several times today  tularetom   Jun-16-11 11:54 AM   #87 
  - Nancy Pelosi is a loser.  JDPriestly   Jun-16-11 11:59 AM   #89 
  - I'm inclined to agree.  Gregorian   Jun-16-11 12:03 PM   #96 
  - Good.  jefferson_dem   Jun-16-11 12:00 PM   #91 
  - Oh for the love of...  Bladian   Jun-16-11 12:07 PM   #99 
  - BREAKING: Justice Thomas to resign over allegations of conflict of interest  RufusTFirefly   Jun-16-11 12:10 PM   #101 
  - You got me all excited for a few seconds.  savannah43   Jun-16-11 12:13 PM   #104 
     - Sorry about my phony headline.  RufusTFirefly   Jun-16-11 12:22 PM   #112 
        - Please don't apologize. I'm twisted, too.  savannah43   Jun-16-11 12:33 PM   #122 
  - HAPPY DOUBLE STANDARD DAY, everyone!  Blue Owl   Jun-16-11 12:10 PM   #102 
  - Shameful  connecticut yankee   Jun-16-11 12:13 PM   #103 
  - Pelosi should be the one resigning.  BlueStater   Jun-16-11 12:17 PM   #106 
  - The Winner: Andrew Breitbart. NT  The Nexus   Jun-16-11 12:20 PM   #110 
  - Even bigger winners: Clarence and Ginni Thomas  RufusTFirefly   Jun-16-11 02:28 PM   #158 
  - yaya for the Conservative Democrats.... yay!!!!  fascisthunter   Jun-16-11 12:26 PM   #114 
  - Score one for the Corporate Money Party.  libmom74   Jun-16-11 12:29 PM   #117 
  - Pelosi, et.al, have shown their true colors.........  Scottybeamer70   Jun-16-11 12:31 PM   #119 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-16-11 12:38 PM   #123 
  - There's plenty there for the Coporations. For the rest of us, not so much.  harun   Jun-16-11 12:59 PM   #137 
  - well i knew this was gonna happen, it's really hard to defend weiner  alp227   Jun-16-11 12:46 PM   #127 
  - Weiner to resign after 'sexting' scandal, source says  whopis01   Jun-16-11 12:50 PM   #129 
  - This is probably the best thing he can do if he wants to continue his career in Politics  LynneSin   Jun-16-11 12:50 PM   #130 
  - The only thing  xxqqqzme   Jun-16-11 12:50 PM   #131 
  - You got it, watch this for proof:  savalez   Jun-16-11 12:50 PM   #132 
     - Thanks. That underscores the bullshit that this story really is.  blackspade   Jun-16-11 12:50 PM   #135 
     - That is eye-opening. It shows how low the media has become  mvd   Jun-16-11 01:06 PM   #141 
  - Now will Pelosi et al be going after the other other  blackspade   Jun-16-11 12:50 PM   #133 
  - Sad  LadyHawkAZ   Jun-16-11 12:50 PM   #134 
  - A waste of great political talent  BeyondGeography   Jun-16-11 12:58 PM   #136 
  - More to this than we are allowed to know...  wundermaus   Jun-16-11 01:03 PM   #139 
  - I can't believe those hecklers...  Jon Ace   Jun-16-11 01:26 PM   #145 
  - Amerika has fallen to a new low, along with Faux, which was flogging the story to death Fri. night  wordpix   Jun-18-11 11:53 AM   #183 
  - Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish.  Nossida   Jun-16-11 02:56 PM   #160 
  - The man finally did something right.  DCBob   Jun-16-11 03:00 PM   #162 
  - The circus is far from over.  knixphan   Jun-16-11 05:24 PM   #168 
     - I think you're inflating Weiner's importance.  Green_Lantern   Jun-17-11 10:22 AM   #172 
        - ^ Not that Medicare solvency 'requires' that be overlooked.  knixphan   Jul-13-11 02:20 AM   #184 
        - How would you know how easy it was for him to lie, or that he had no regret?  No Elephants   Jul-13-11 08:50 AM   #185 
 

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