The Anthony Weiner Show Does Memorial Day in Queens

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Anthony Weiner in the parade.

Anthony Weiner angered some in his old Forest Hills neighborhood when he skipped their parade yesterday, but the former congressman did not encounter any wrath this morning as he frenetically raced around to greet people and pose for pictures at the Laurelton Memorial Day parade. He even shared a few wisecracks with his entourage of reporters.

“How does a struggling newspaper still get nine reporters to cover me?” a grinning Mr. Weiner, who’s become a media phenomenon since he suddenly announced his mayoral campaign last week, asked a New York Post reporter at one point.

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Anthony Weiner Hits Mayor Bloomberg on Teacher Contracts

Anthony Weiner at Memorial Day ceremony in Co-Op City. (Photo: Jill Colvin)
Anthony Weiner at Memorial Day ceremony in Co-op City. (Photo: Jill Colvin)

Anthony Weiner took one of his strongest shots yet against Mayor Michael Bloomberg Sunday afternoon, criticizing the mayor’s attitude dealing with teachers and the teachers’ union.

“Would any business treat its employees—meaning teachers—as badly as their boss is treating them?” the ex-congressman said following a Memorial Day service in Co-op City in the Bronx.

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Mitt Romney: ‘We’re Restoring Those Principles That Made America The Great Nation That It Is’

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Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney marked the Memorial Day holiday today with the release of a new web video entitled “Thank You” in which he praises veterans and pledges to “keep America strong, and worthy of the great sacrifice of America’s veterans.”

“We rightly call our fathers and mothers the greatest generation, but every woman and every man who has or now defends amer liberty share in their heritage of greatness every veteran is the greatest of his generation,” Mr. Romney says in the video. “It’s time for us to come together and to carry our message across this country, we’re restoring those principles that made America the great nation that it is.” Continue reading “Mitt Romney: ‘We’re Restoring Those Principles That Made America The Great Nation That It Is’”