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104. Just because you didn't know something doesn't make it non existent. He is the same person..
he has been doing this for 3 years and lying about it. You didn't know it, but it was still going on and everyone thought he was a great politician then.
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  -It's not the lying for me. It's the sheer stupidity. PeaceNikki  Jun-06-11 08:32 PM   #0 
  - I agree with you. This was so stupid!  Inspired   Jun-06-11 08:35 PM   #1 
  - K&R, sadly. - n/t  Zenlitened   Jun-06-11 08:35 PM   #2 
  - I can't believe how many liberals are so quick to condemn him.  tekisui   Jun-06-11 08:35 PM   #3 
  - You didn't read the OP at all, huh? Try again.  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 08:36 PM   #4 
  - I read it.  tekisui   Jun-06-11 08:40 PM   #8 
     - If it was just masturbation, then no one would know about it or care.  Kaleva   Jun-06-11 08:53 PM   #15 
     - SO what if an anonymous woman is on the other end.  tekisui   Jun-06-11 08:56 PM   #19 
     - Using a government phone for non-government business.  pnwmom   Jun-06-11 09:24 PM   #28 
     - Well, there is that. But I wonder how often that usually goes on?  tekisui   Jun-06-11 09:26 PM   #30 
        - I don't know . But this is the kind of thing that is going to be examined  pnwmom   Jun-06-11 09:30 PM   #32 
     - they could have been anonymous girls  TorchTheWitch   Jun-07-11 03:13 AM   #58 
     - I don't particularly care either, but here's how stupid it COULD have been.  AtheistCrusader   Jun-07-11 10:14 AM   #94 
     - You hit the nail on the head. It still could be much, much worse  DevonRex   Jun-07-11 12:53 PM   #128 
     - She's not so anonymous anymore, is she?...Nor could you expect her to be when  whathehell   Jun-07-11 11:24 AM   #108 
     - He was stupid to  zentrum   Jun-07-11 04:03 PM   #156 
     - Funny how Dem congressmen and women  A wise Man   Jun-07-11 07:54 AM   #81 
     - Funny how that works, eh?  liberation   Jun-07-11 12:01 PM   #120 
     - Agreed  avebury   Jun-07-11 12:19 PM   #124 
     - ""But.. but. . but. . . Ricky did it FIRST!"  Maru Kitteh   Jun-07-11 03:26 PM   #144 
     - "cyber-sex?"  liberation   Jun-07-11 11:59 AM   #119 
     - But it is common-sense to know  pnwmom   Jun-06-11 09:23 PM   #27 
     - so the whole questionable judgement thing is a non-issue to you then?  frylock   Jun-06-11 09:49 PM   #39 
        - It is an issue that he lied.  tekisui   Jun-06-11 10:42 PM   #43 
        - You don't care that he has no way of knowing how old the recipients are?  DevonRex   Jun-07-11 12:54 PM   #129 
        - Yes, because I've seen his professional judgment.  GOTV   Jun-07-11 07:40 AM   #77 
           - because secretly liking milli vanilli is just like sexting..  frylock   Jun-07-11 09:13 AM   #83 
              - Girl.... you know it's true!  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 09:29 AM   #85 
              - They are both irrelevant to his job. Yes.  GOTV   Jun-07-11 11:15 AM   #105 
                 - no. he FUCKING lied! being trustworthy IS part of the job..  frylock   Jun-07-11 11:48 AM   #113 
                    - I'm not so black and white. Some lies are not important. Simple as that.  GOTV   Jun-07-11 02:04 PM   #134 
  - You make it sound so cool for a married man to do! NOT.  WinkyDink   Jun-07-11 06:38 AM   #63 
  - He blatantly lied to us  VeryConfused   Jun-07-11 06:55 AM   #70 
  - He lied to us about a topic we claim to not care about.  JoePhilly   Jun-07-11 10:50 AM   #96 
     - This is America, we are all puritanical Quakers  Avant Guardian   Jun-07-11 11:51 AM   #114 
     - We care because we know it's a story that won't go away and will diminish all the 'good' he has done  October   Jun-07-11 12:34 PM   #126 
        - No debate whatsoever on the STUPID part.  JoePhilly   Jun-07-11 01:01 PM   #130 
           - Life isn't fair.  Maru Kitteh   Jun-07-11 03:31 PM   #148 
           - When lide isn't fair ...  JoePhilly   Jun-07-11 03:36 PM   #150 
              - but again, this isn't about Vitter so. . .  Maru Kitteh   Jun-07-11 03:53 PM   #154 
           - I agree 100%  October   Jun-07-11 07:04 PM   #170 
  - I don't think anyone is claiming he broke the law  WatsonT   Jun-07-11 07:42 AM   #80 
  - It's a sad world  Canuckistanian   Jun-06-11 08:36 PM   #5 
  - If he had a sexy friend with benefits and someone leaked it, I would be right there with you.  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 08:38 PM   #6 
  - And has been sexting for three years to strangers from his bloody FB acct.  snagglepuss   Jun-06-11 09:29 PM   #31 
  - Sad that "crap matters" hmmmm "crap" like not being stupid...  Raine   Jun-07-11 02:16 AM   #57 
  - Really? How about: " Where crap like this even HAPPENS." Weiner was pathetic in this entire gig.  WinkyDink   Jun-07-11 06:39 AM   #64 
  - Absolutely. We're wasting time. Move on.  GOTV   Jun-07-11 07:41 AM   #78 
  - Oh c'mon...stuff like this has always mattered, and always will, especially if you are  whathehell   Jun-07-11 11:29 AM   #110 
  - Aw, c'mon. It's not like there was cigar involved, or a blue dress. nt  Xipe Totec   Jun-06-11 08:39 PM   #7 
  - That was a private situation between 2 people who knew each other.  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 08:51 PM   #12 
     - In the Oval Office, no less...  Xipe Totec   Jun-06-11 08:52 PM   #13 
     - Indeed. I can see how that would get the juices flowing!  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 08:54 PM   #17 
     - Are you forgetting Clinton's public humiliation?  WinkyDink   Jun-07-11 06:41 AM   #65 
        - Forget? That was my point.  Xipe Totec   Jun-07-11 06:52 AM   #68 
     - Yes. And it took considerable  DevonRex   Jun-07-11 12:15 AM   #51 
  - Yeah, that too.  WillowTree   Jun-06-11 08:41 PM   #9 
  - It just shows poor judgment on his part  footinmouth   Jun-06-11 08:41 PM   #10 
  - "How did you think this would end, Weiner?"  Uzybone   Jun-06-11 08:44 PM   #11 
  - How did you think this would end, Weiner? a real duh... i hear ya. nt  seabeyond   Jun-06-11 08:53 PM   #14 
  - Most human beings have weaknesses-this is his. We all sin or lie sometimes  wisteria   Jun-06-11 08:53 PM   #16 
  - If it was a momentary indiscretion it'd be one thing but this has been going on for three years.  snagglepuss   Jun-06-11 09:32 PM   #33 
     - You wanna talk about lack of judgement...  Cid_B   Jun-07-11 09:52 AM   #91 
        - He has some serious issues if that is the case. What continues to stun me is that  snagglepuss   Jun-07-11 10:46 AM   #95 
        - It looks like that would have taken the thrill out of it for him  Maru Kitteh   Jun-07-11 03:58 PM   #155 
        - .  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 11:09 AM   #102 
        - Good lord. OK then. That really does it. He's gotta go. That is not a reasonable, stable person.  Maru Kitteh   Jun-07-11 03:37 PM   #151 
           - Newscast headline..  Cid_B   Jun-07-11 04:56 PM   #160 
  - Using the little head.  undeterred   Jun-06-11 08:54 PM   #18 
  - Yes....Ever notice this sort of thing is virtually NEVER perpetrated by females in office?  whathehell   Jun-07-11 11:33 AM   #111 
  - That's the way I feel about it too. Although, the lie was stupid on top of stupid.  LiberalAndProud   Jun-06-11 09:02 PM   #20 
  - Right, I am not saying he should resign... but way to fuck up a good thing, Anthony!  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 09:05 PM   #22 
  - It was male ego taking priority over everything else....  FrenchieCat   Jun-06-11 09:04 PM   #21 
  - blackmailable  grasswire   Jun-06-11 09:06 PM   #23 
  - Hell, one of the "ladies" could have been Brietbart himself. Boner move, Weiner.  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 09:14 PM   #25 
     - His obliviousness to that real possibilty speaks volumes.  snagglepuss   Jun-06-11 09:37 PM   #34 
        - Naivete or brazen ego?  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 11:33 PM   #44 
           - No one can be that naive. I'd think it's a toss up between brazen ego and  snagglepuss   Jun-06-11 11:59 PM   #46 
           - Both. He was obviously proud of his physique.  WinkyDink   Jun-07-11 06:42 AM   #66 
  - Smart men can become really stupid when their penises become involved.  Nye Bevan   Jun-06-11 09:09 PM   #24 
  - You have to be smarter than the penis.  Common Sense Party   Jun-07-11 03:29 PM   #146 
  - those things and the lying bother me - also the sexism, if he sent the photo  spooky3   Jun-06-11 09:21 PM   #26 
  - And he is recently married with a gorgeous wife.  LisaL   Jun-06-11 09:25 PM   #29 
  - This kind of rationale always bothers me. I hear/see this type of comment all the time - mostly in r  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 09:45 PM   #36 
     - No, it would be more acceptable for a single man to do something  LisaL   Jun-07-11 12:15 AM   #50 
     - Good point  spooky3   Jun-07-11 07:09 AM   #73 
  - i love weiner but my god, this was DUMB. so fucking dumb.  La Lioness Priyanka   Jun-06-11 09:38 PM   #35 
  - I love him too.  LiberalAndProud   Jun-06-11 09:47 PM   #37 
  - I KNOW, Pri!!  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 09:47 PM   #38 
  - I was worried about this last week when I decided to wait and see.  ScreamingMeemie   Jun-06-11 09:50 PM   #40 
  - Yeah... Edwards set us up for this kind of disappointment.  PeaceNikki   Jun-06-11 10:07 PM   #41 
  - It seems he mistook Twitter for a variation on one of those phone sex lines. nt  tblue37   Jun-06-11 10:10 PM   #42 
  - 100% agreed.  ProfessionalLeftist   Jun-06-11 11:56 PM   #45 
  - For me it's the lying and sheer stupidity...  RiverStone   Jun-07-11 12:02 AM   #47 
  - Who cares? Omg the hand wringing.  krabigirl   Jun-07-11 12:03 AM   #48 
  - There is a correlation if the people we elect to be in charge of such things screw themselves out  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 12:09 AM   #49 
  - +1  Broderick   Jun-07-11 06:36 AM   #62 
  - + 1  patrick t. cakes   Jun-07-11 12:18 AM   #52 
  - You should care because of how it will affect his ability to  gateley   Jun-07-11 05:52 PM   #164 
  - I agree with you completely.  Atypical Liberal   Jun-07-11 12:40 AM   #53 
  - It's the lying with me. He knew he was guilty last week then proceeded on a TV bullshit tour.  deacon   Jun-07-11 02:01 AM   #54 
  - I agree ... EVERYTHING about it is STUPID, even the lying  Raine   Jun-07-11 02:08 AM   #55 
  - I completely agree with you, but this  liberalla   Jun-07-11 02:15 AM   #56 
  - It's both for me.  pecwae   Jun-07-11 05:28 AM   #59 
  - so if Weiner pulls out  Never Stop Dancin   Jun-07-11 05:43 AM   #60 
  - Yes, I'm not morally outraged, more it was fucking stupid & knowing the political environment, he  Garbo 2004   Jun-07-11 06:23 AM   #61 
  - In addition, he USED his position to troll for chicks. He didn't create an anonymous account to get  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 07:05 AM   #72 
     - Yes, anonymity wasn't for him, it must've been the ego rush of a known member of Congress  Garbo 2004   Jun-07-11 02:48 PM   #137 
  - There's the tale about congressman Weener,  Hubert Flottz   Jun-07-11 06:48 AM   #67 
  - I don't know how people here didn't see this was coming.  Ganja Ninja   Jun-07-11 06:54 AM   #69 
  - This is the only Weiner thread I have or will comment on.  trotsky   Jun-07-11 07:02 AM   #71 
  - I don't give a flying fuck what he did. I am pissed off more that Breitbart reported it  EstimatedProphet   Jun-07-11 07:10 AM   #74 
  - Oh right, and there's this. And it's far from over. Breitbart has more pics. Worse pics.  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 08:42 AM   #82 
  - Had a Republican gotten caught for doing the same thing, I'm sure  Common Sense Party   Jun-07-11 03:30 PM   #147 
     - Are you really asking that?  EstimatedProphet   Jun-08-11 01:09 PM   #182 
        - OK, I reread what you wrote. I was responding to the first part of what you wrote:  Common Sense Party   Jun-08-11 01:48 PM   #183 
           - It isn't my business what he did  EstimatedProphet   Jun-08-11 02:01 PM   #184 
              - I'm glad I don't have cable, because I would want to puke hearing  Common Sense Party   Jun-08-11 02:20 PM   #185 
  - I agree, and I also kicked & rec'd the "I stand w/Wiener" post..  disillusioned73   Jun-07-11 07:14 AM   #75 
  - I totally get that.  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 07:16 AM   #76 
  - For me it is the lying and the stupidity.  Township75   Jun-07-11 07:42 AM   #79 
  - I think we need to focus on what's important right now. I knew the press would exploit this.  Harriety   Jun-07-11 09:28 AM   #84 
  - A lapse in judgement does not necessarily equal a  Ed Suspicious   Jun-07-11 09:35 AM   #86 
  - Not always. In this case it does though.  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 11:05 AM   #99 
  - I couldn't have said it better myself... Incredibly gifted, SUPER Incredibly STUPID!  wowimthere   Jun-07-11 09:35 AM   #87 
  - Please define what smart people do 24 hours a day  MrMickeysMom   Jun-07-11 09:48 AM   #88 
  - In a nutshell: not this kind of shit.  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 11:06 AM   #100 
  - ......  madmom   Jun-07-11 09:49 AM   #89 
  - I disagree. Yesterday at this time I didn't have a clue how fucking stupid he really is.  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 11:04 AM   #98 
     - Just because you didn't know something doesn't make it non existent. He is the same person..  madmom   Jun-07-11 11:13 AM   #104 
        - Yes, but now we know and my opinion of him has changed.  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 11:55 AM   #116 
           - So all the good stuff he did before is a moot , because of something  madmom   Jun-07-11 12:03 PM   #121 
              - Nope. That's called a "strawman" argument. Read my comments.  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 12:08 PM   #123 
                 - That, I think, remains to be seen.  madmom   Jun-07-11 12:19 PM   #125 
  - EXACTLY!  ladywnch   Jun-07-11 09:50 AM   #90 
  - I know, its almost like he wanted to get caught. Hmmmm....  Left coast liberal   Jun-07-11 09:53 AM   #92 
  - I agree. What do you think he'll do?  neoralme   Jun-07-11 09:55 AM   #93 
  - 100% true...and 100% sad.  BrklynLiberal   Jun-07-11 10:55 AM   #97 
  - It's both for me.  bigwillq   Jun-07-11 11:07 AM   #101 
  - Maybe he did us a favor  nonperson   Jun-07-11 11:13 AM   #103 
  - Agreed. Without this it would be palin 24/7  obxhead   Jun-07-11 11:19 AM   #106 
  - He was being human, something that is a huge crime in politics.  Rex   Jun-07-11 11:22 AM   #107 
  - Being an idiot is a crime in politics. As well as life.  cottonseed   Jun-07-11 11:58 AM   #118 
  - +1000 n/t  whathehell   Jun-07-11 11:26 AM   #109 
  - He definitely wasn't thinking with his brain. Dumb, dumb, dumb.  Vinca   Jun-07-11 11:39 AM   #112 
  - I admit I'm disappointed  LatteLibertine   Jun-07-11 11:53 AM   #115 
  - It was very foolish. I can understand your feelings. I was where you are  mzmolly   Jun-07-11 11:55 AM   #117 
  - The people grasping at straws to defend this stupidity...  TheeHazelnut   Jun-07-11 12:05 PM   #122 
  - We've all done stupid things  wxgeek7   Jun-07-11 12:50 PM   #127 
  - All this proves is that even a smart person can make a dumb decision!  TheDebbieDee   Jun-07-11 01:26 PM   #131 
  - Yeah, it's disappointing.  Enthusiast   Jun-07-11 01:27 PM   #132 
  - Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.  mlevans   Jun-07-11 01:52 PM   #133 
  - lol, ok, Jeebus.  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 03:19 PM   #142 
  - Well said, PeaceNikki  Richardo   Jun-07-11 02:07 PM   #135 
  - Very sadly agreed.  Pacifist Patriot   Jun-07-11 02:25 PM   #136 
  - To me is actually the lying...  liberation   Jun-07-11 02:48 PM   #138 
  - he is a fucking idiot. I can't believe this shit.  Whisp   Jun-07-11 02:51 PM   #139 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-07-11 03:07 PM   #140 
  - Rilly?  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 03:32 PM   #149 
  - I could not agree more n/t  Inuca   Jun-07-11 03:16 PM   #141 
  - I completely agree...  tallahasseedem   Jun-07-11 03:24 PM   #143 
  - Major credibility shrinkage. n/t  Common Sense Party   Jun-07-11 03:27 PM   #145 
  - It calls to question his judgement and commitment.  Jakes Progress   Jun-07-11 03:40 PM   #152 
  - He knows he has....  zentrum   Jun-07-11 03:44 PM   #153 
  - the problem as I see it, is that is this the only the beginning of the lies  dugaresa   Jun-07-11 04:03 PM   #157 
  - It's either stupidity or can someone see what happened to Spitzer and then...  truebrit71   Jun-07-11 04:04 PM   #158 
  - I think it's best to assume that all politicians are idiots ...  GeorgeGist   Jun-07-11 04:33 PM   #159 
  - what is so incredible stupid is that it never dawned on him  DeadEyeDyck   Jun-07-11 05:22 PM   #161 
  - His "wiener" got the better of him!  Anakin Skywalker   Jun-07-11 05:35 PM   #162 
  - Yep, it's beyond a personal matter when it reflects on all Democrats  gateley   Jun-07-11 05:49 PM   #163 
  - Couldn't Agree With You More...  WiffenPoof   Jun-07-11 05:57 PM   #165 
  - How do you feel about the lies that Goldman Sachs has lived and told?  JDPriestly   Jun-07-11 06:01 PM   #166 
  - Our guys need to be better than them  PeaceNikki   Jun-07-11 06:10 PM   #167 
     - Weiner is a silly distraction.  JDPriestly   Jun-07-11 06:22 PM   #168 
  - WHo could ever imagine?  JJW   Jun-07-11 06:58 PM   #169 
  - he is an idiot. respect dropped big time  Whisp   Jun-07-11 07:09 PM   #171 
  - He should quit immediately. Period.  TheCowsCameHome   Jun-07-11 07:26 PM   #172 
  - i wonder if sex addiction is a factor here.  inna   Jun-07-11 07:34 PM   #173 
  - OCD behavior, when people get elected their testosterone levels skyrocket, they did a test on  dogmoma56   Jun-07-11 07:46 PM   #174 
  - fascinating. i believe it. nt  inna   Jun-07-11 07:57 PM   #177 
  - Yep its the abject stupidity that get me, as well  etherealtruth   Jun-07-11 07:53 PM   #175 
  - Nikki. I am a man. Honestly, when the little head is put into position  bluestate10   Jun-07-11 07:57 PM   #176 
  - Well, you're right about that.  MrMickeysMom   Jun-07-11 10:22 PM   #181 
  - You have to be smarter than the penis.  Common Sense Party   Jun-08-11 02:23 PM   #186 
  - No argument here. n/t  bbinacan   Jun-07-11 08:06 PM   #178 
  - As long as he doesn't pontificate about morality  RoccoR5955   Jun-07-11 08:30 PM   #179 
  - Reminded me of how royally pissed off I was at Clinton  Gman   Jun-07-11 09:54 PM   #180 

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