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Spitzer and Weiner back in politics and thriving

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So let me see if I have this correctly

New York's next mayor will be Anthony Weiner, while his comptroller is going to be Elliot Spitzer.

Wow. Moral bankruptcy is no longer a liability if you are a Democrat, and they appear to have no shame about that fact. And they wonder why the rest of us are scared to death every day they have the reigns of power.


p.s. if these guys were republicans......no chance they are ever heard from again.
 
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So let me see if I have this correctly

New York's next mayor will be Anthony Weiner, while his comptroller is going to be Elliot Spitzer.

Wow. Moral bankruptcy is no longer a liability if you are a Democrat, and they appear to have no shame about that fact. And they wonder why the rest of us are scared to death every day they have the reigns of power.


p.s. if these guys were republicans......no chance they are ever heard from again.
Sanford (SC), Vitter (LA) ...
 

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So let me see if I have this correctly

New York's next mayor will be Anthony Weiner, while his comptroller is going to be Elliot Spitzer.

Wow. Moral bankruptcy is no longer a liability if you are a Democrat, and they appear to have no shame about that fact. And they wonder why the rest of us are scared to death every day they have the reigns of power.


p.s. if these guys were republicans......no chance they are ever heard from again.
Another whiney victim card thread. Let me know when either of these douches ever reach the Democratic front runner status for President of the United States like Newt Gingrich did for the GOP.
 

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Spitzer and Weiner back in politics and thriving
'Weiner is back in' - Bwaahaahaa!

Bend over New York!
 

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So let me see if I have this correctly

New York's next mayor will be Anthony Weiner, while his comptroller is going to be Elliot Spitzer.

Wow. Moral bankruptcy is no longer a liability if you are a Democrat, and they appear to have no shame about that fact. And they wonder why the rest of us are scared to death every day they have the reigns of power.


p.s. if these guys were republicans......no chance they are ever heard from again.
well the disgraced former govenor of south carolina Mark sanford is now a congressman again and his scandal did not prevent him from winning office again
 

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well the disgraced former govenor of south carolina Mark sanford is now a congressman again and his scandal did not prevent him from winning office again
I can't speak for the voting habits of the 10 people in the 5th district of south carolina, but I don't think that's the same as two of the most powerful political positions in New York, progressive mecca of the liberal universe.
 

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Spitzer/Weiner.

Something very erotic about that.

Can't put my weiner on it.
 

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I can't speak for the voting habits of the 10 people in the 5th district of south carolina, but I don't think that's the same as two of the most powerful political positions in New York, progressive mecca of the liberal universe.
I guess you are ignoring my post about how Newt Gingrich was the GOP front runner of the entire Republican electorate of the whole country for a while.
 

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am I missing something here ...but...was Weiner's transgression even comparable to Sanford and Vitter?

Somebody from the moral right ....since you have this direct line to Jesus ....tell us Atheist ...which would Jesus consider worse ...Weiner or Mark Sanford?
 

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am I missing something here ...but...was Weiner's transgression even comparable to Sanford and Vitter?
Absolutely not. He didn't **** around on his wife. Yet he's still too much of a douche to ever get my vote. He may not have cheated but he was definitely fishing for bites.

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Somebody from the moral right ....since you have this direct line to Jesus ....tell us Atheist ...which would Jesus consider worse ...Weiner or Mark Sanford?
Shhhhhh... don't interrupt the self-pity party.
 

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I can't speak for the voting habits of the 10 people in the 5th district of south carolina, but I don't think that's the same as two of the most powerful political positions in New York, progressive mecca of the liberal universe.
I hope you mean "New York" as in, "in New York City."
 

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So let me see if I have this correctly

New York's next mayor will be Anthony Weiner, while his comptroller is going to be Elliot Spitzer.

Wow. Moral bankruptcy is no longer a liability if you are a Democrat, and they appear to have no shame about that fact. And they wonder why the rest of us are scared to death every day they have the reigns of power.


p.s. if these guys were republicans......no chance they are ever heard from again.
I'm sorry, but the guy sent sent a picture of his protruding boxer briefs to another woman. He didn't have an actual affair, he didn't leave his suffering wife for another woman, and he didn't kill anybody.

You mention how could we fill this important position with such an amoral man, but Newt Gringirch was the Speaker of the House delivered divorce papers to his wife the day after her 3rd uterine cancer operation. Really considerate of him.
 

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you mean its not a city-state? Like Athens or Rome were?
No, I just mean that anybody who thinks the mayor of New York City figures anywhere in the power structure of the state government has absolutely no idea what they're talking about. :D
 

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No, I just mean that anybody who thinks the mayor of New York City figures anywhere in the power structure of the state government has absolutely no idea what they're talking about. :D
yeah... I was joshin'.
 

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Another whiney victim card thread. Let me know when either of these douches ever reach the Democratic front runner status for President of the United States like Newt Gingrich did for the GOP.
I do think you have a point, but...

John Edwards Indicted - YouTube


Have any of the republicans you mentioned locked themselves in a hotel bathroom to avoid the national enquirer?
 

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spitzer was contesting the dicknbush regime's edict that states could not investigate the mortgage lending practices
the shrub insisted that was the sole domain of the fed

liot Spitzer, the New York attorney general, has broadened his Wall Street investigations to include the credit rating policies and practices of the Moody's Corporation.

In public filings yesterday, Moody's said the attorney general's office had issued subpoenas in May seeking documents and other information about the ratings of certain mortgage-backed securities and credit enhancement evaluations that the company conducted between June 2000 and June 2003. ...
Moody's is the latest financial services company to have surfaced on Mr. Spitzer's radar since he began a series of investigations into impropriety on Wall Street. Over the last three years, he has reached settlements with and worked to change practices at investment banks, mutual funds, and most recently, several large insurance companies, including the American International Group ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/30/business/30moody.html?_r=0

another excellent read:
Why Bush Watergated Eliot Spitzer

unleashing spitzer to go after the banks in NY is a great idea
 
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Both fair points. Particularly Sanford. Why in the world do we vote for these people to have so much influence over our lives?
a lot of reasons ... money in politics prevents people who can't be bought from running, a lot of people do what they did or believe guys will be guys or believe it's a private matter, voters are for the most part uninformed, etc.
 

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Sanford (SC), Vitter (LA) ...
Heya Rob.
Jesses Jackson Jr, Derek Smith Il, Banks, Michigan and Host of others. Would you like to check into who has been hooked up for the most ethical violations out of the 2 parties? You do know who holds that dubious Honor Correct?
 

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I don't care what political party any of them belong to - it says a lot that partisans on either side seem to be able to toss out an endless list of the other side's reprobates.

In a country of about 310,000,000 people, don't you have a few other competent people interested in serving the good of the country?

As to these two, great idea having the guy who spent tens of thousands on prostitutes in charge of the city's money and the guy who prostituted himself as the mayor. Makes you wish the days of Mrs. Bloomers could continue.
 

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So let me see if I have this correctly

New York's next mayor will be Anthony Weiner, while his comptroller is going to be Elliot Spitzer.

Wow. Moral bankruptcy is no longer a liability if you are a Democrat, and they appear to have no shame about that fact. And they wonder why the rest of us are scared to death every day they have the reigns of power.


p.s. if these guys were republicans......no chance they are ever heard from again.
Heya JT.
Both so desperate to get back into Politics.....Spitzer was even willing to give up Television to get back into the game. He could have went for the Big money. Even other Repubs in and around NYC. Had no problem with Spitzer going after the banks.

Also I believe Spitzer had some words for Frank and Dodd as well. For a Democrat he was about working for the People of the State. All the People. So its one Democrat, that I don't fault much at all. His personal life with his wife. Really isn't anyones business. Nor if he wants to run out pay for escorts for that which his wife could not give him. As long as its his own money. There really isn't anything one can say. Other than he is cheating on his wife. Who may even knows he does so.
 
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Heya Rob.
Jesses Jackson Jr, Derek Smith Il, Banks, Michigan and Host of others. Would you like to check into who has been hooked up for the most ethical violations out of the 2 parties? You do know who holds that dubious Honor Correct?
How a pathetic does it become when a poster wants to argue which party is more corrupt. I simply responded to a poster who said that if Weiner and Vitter had been Republicans, they could not stage a comeback after what they did. I gave him two examples of Republicans, he said "oops" and that was it ... both parties suck, but if you want to compare, CREW comes up with a list of most corrupt politicians and in 2012 Republicans "won" 8 to 4 and 5 to 3 on the dishonorable mention list. CREW's Most Corrupt Members of Congress ... I know, I know, CREW is biased!
 

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This is not surprising. Barry was re-elected in DC after being caught smoking crack wasn't he? We all make mistakes???
 
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