May 30, 2011
TIMELINE: Weinergate: What We Know. “For MSM types who wish to start covering Weinergate accurately, or for readers just catching up, here’s a quick primer on the undisputed Weinergate facts.”
And here’s more on how Weiner’s lawyered up. Let’s face it, if he were a Republican, he’d already have been mocked on Comedy Central and forced out of office.
MORE: Human Factors: “My own interpretive key to these scandals is whether the politician has appeared in public with the demonstrative support of his wife. Weiner also fails my test. In another of Glenn’s Weinergate updates, the New York Daily News publishes a photograph of Weiner out for a walk, holding hands with his wife, Huma Abedin. I don’t want to be rash, but that photograph is a dead giveaway. In terms of persevering in the face of the scandal, however, Weiner has something important going for him. He’s a Democrat.”