Anthony Weiner Does Midwood

Anthony Weiner talking to Charlie in his announcement video. (YouTube)
Anthony Weiner talking to Charlie in his announcement video. (YouTube)

In Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign announcement video, released early this morning, the former congressman visits a number of locations, including his childhood home in Park Slope, his current Park Avenue South residence and two small businesses in the Midwood section of his old congressional district.

“If you’re trying to run a business on a neighborhood shopping strip like this one, you’re drowning in regulations that nickle and dime you to death,” Mr. Weiner says as he stands on the corner of Kings Highway and East 18th Street in southeastern Brooklyn. “The very people who put everything they had into this city are getting priced right out of it.”

Politicker visited the two businesses in the video to see if Mr. Weiner left an impression after talking to the owners. Continue reading “Anthony Weiner Does Midwood”