| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:20 PM
“Not one allegation has even been independently verified or proven in court. But the hysteria that has been created is the hysteria of a lynch mob.” — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, announcing his resignation on Aug. 23, 2013
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
What would TV do without Anthony Weiner? The disgraced former congressman and failed mayoral candidate, otherwise known as "Carlos Danger," has fueled countless hours of cable-news coverage, of course, but his technological antics have also provided...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A gaffe about his opponent's race, allegations that he is the backseat driver from hell and, most recently, an indelible photograph of him in the middle of a wild party of teenagers — is Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler having the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:31 PM
New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner told reporters Sunday that he didn't plan to drop out of the race over his online sexual dalliances, despite the weekend resignation of his top campaign staffer.
Weiner campaign manager Danny Kedem, 31,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Maybe I took those high school civics classes too seriously, but isn't there something wrong when the running for and holding of political office is indistinguishable from the kind of reality shows that you hate-watch?
To wit: the tabloid heaven that...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:05 PM
After Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) turned to YouTube to announce her retirement from Congress, I wrote a post about politicians using new technology to evade public scrutiny. Though these tools have made it easier for politicians to more effectively...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Redemption is in the air, we keep hearing. Americans don't care about a person's sex life because, well, they have one, too, and, hey, we all have weeds in our garden.
Indeed we do, but not all sins are created equal. And though we are quick to...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
NEW YORK — With his wife at his side, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner vowed to stay in New York's mayoral race Tuesday after admitting he had carried on an online relationship with a woman that began after a similar sexting scandal forced him...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:34 PM
What a remarkable news day.
In London, Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, came out of a hospital with their newborn baby in tow, walked over to reporters to chat, tease each other and tell the world’s media that they were still...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Hate to say it, but you can’t trust a woman whose husband has been screwing around.
A year ago, Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin posed for People magazine, and talked about how they’d worked to repair their marriage after his first sexting...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Weinergate, we hardly knew ye -- and apparently, readers liked it that way.
With disgraced ex-congressman-turned-redemptive New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner facing yet another sexting scandal, every reader who has sent us a letter so far has...