With Anthony Weiner vowing, for now, not to resign and seek re-election, one notable detail in Michael Barbaro’s piece may throw that plan into jeopardy.
Before going public in a painful 27-minute press conference, Weiner contacted his trio of long-time advisers, consultant Jim Margolis, pollster Joel Benenson and spokesman Anson Kaye, to say he had been lying to them, along with everyone else. (None of the three was immediately available for comment this morning.)
That is one of the relationships Weiner may have to fix if he’s going to survive in office. (Ed Schultz, the liberal MSNBC host has already called on the congressman to resign.) Read More