Anthony Weiner Goes After ‘Policy Jihadists’ and the Press in Barroom Interview

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Anthony Weiner and Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith.
(Photo by Fernando Pereira Gomes)

Former Congressman and mayoral contender Anthony Weiner went after what he described as “policy jihadists,” the media and his opponents in an extended barroom interview this evening with BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith.

The sit-down, which spanned from serious to silly, gave Mr. Weiner–nursing a non-alcoholic milky-looking beverage to Mr. Smith’s beer–a rare chance to talk about something other than the sexting scandal that has consumed his campaign in recent weeks, sending his poll numbers plummeting.

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