Thursday, June 16, 2011

Weinergate: Belittled Weiner Resigns From Congress

As with most of these headlines, it's akin to Babe Ruth stepping up to the plate in a game of tee-ball.

Anyway, Weiner called a presser for this announcement today:

Anthony Weiner announced his resignation from Congress on Thursday, apologizing for the "embarrassment" his personal behavior caused to his family and colleagues.

Standing without his wife but before a horde of media at a senior center in his Brooklyn district, Weiner said he had hoped to continue his work in the House but "unfortunately, the distraction that I created has made that impossible."

Resigning, Weiner said, will allow him to "continue to heal from the damage that I have caused."

One more special election in New York and one more chance for the Republican Party of New York to mess it up.

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