“Carlos Danger,” former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s alleged online moniker, has provided ample material to headline-writers, late night comedians and just about everyone on Twitter, but one of Mr. Weiner’s opponents in the mayoral race wants an apology as well.
“For Anthony Weiner to hide under a Spanish name to do his bad behavior is very insulting to the Spanish community,” Rev. Erick Salgado said yesterday in a video recorded by Shimon Gifter.
Two state legislators are accusing former Congressman Anthony Weiner of displaying a “lack of moral courage” in the face of what they slammed as a “homophobic, misogynistic slur” made by a voter referring to their chosen candidate: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. And they want him to apologize.
The offense occurred in The Washington Post, which published a lengthy story Thursday on the mayor’s race that included this scene that described Mr. Weiner’s interaction with a voter on the campaign trail: