Congressman Anthony Weiner (D, NY 9th), held a news conference at 1:00 west coast time today. This was prompted, no doubt, by further revelations about his internet and phone sex escapades that hit the media early today. As you may be aware if you follow political news at all, up until today Weiner had been describing his problems as the result of him being pranked by a hacker when as more than a little tacky photo of him (?) appeared on his twitter page, briefly.
It had become obvious that his lame explanation wasn’t going to cut it. So, did the notoriously combative Weiner fold, or dig in?
He admitted to everything. He has refused to step down.
(Yes, I realize this is somewhat off-topic. Never the less it is such a neat graphic I couldn’t resist.