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-- user -- disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner is considering a comeback as the mayor of New York City.
During an interview with New York -- New York Times magazine and a -- -- like 8000 words.
The former congressman reportedly said he's looking to quote cleared the decks after he resigned back in 2011.
Of course congressman Weiner resigned from congress after tweeting well.
These kinds of things some we can show you some we will not.
In a big show congressman Weiner called reporters to his office to publicly deny the photos were of his body parts.
Course that wasn't true he later confessed that he took the pictures and sent -- to women who were not his wife.
The Fox Report she forced by Jonathan Hunt is with the city explain why he sent those.
Pictures he did -- at great length in fact so much so that the -- times reporter who carried out these series of interviews.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Heed the reporter.
Can't stop to it himself because he said he felt it was like too much like a therapy session.
Now Anthony Weiner told the reporter that he put those photos on Twitter because he felt it was a new medium that gave him access that he needed to attention.
Then -- obviously it -- -- got out of hand the former congressman saying quote.
I wasn't really thinking.
What does this mean that I'm doing this is this risky behavior is this mob behavior.
To me it was just another way to feed this notion that I want to be liked.
And did my head.
And he went on I knew what when I did it almost from the moment I did it.
There was no good way for it to and when I sent that fateful tweet.
On June 16 of -- some 21 days off to sending that fateful tweet.
Weiner held that news conference announcing his resignation.
As hecklers shouted -- things like good -- Well if he's gonna run for mayor of New York -- gonna need support of his wife big public open support.
Yes hard to imagine him getting anywhere with Arafat's support and whom -- his wife.
Has stood by him most obviously.
In this interview where she said quote that it hasn't been easy she said.
Quote I did spend a lot of time saying and thinking.
I don't understand.
And it took a long time to be able to sit on a couch next Anthony and say.
OK I understand and I forgive me it was the right choice for me I didn't make it -- apparently it was a choice that the -- Aberdeen made.
Off to many conversations with the woman you -- you know with the right that.
Then the secretary of state Hillary Clinton who has the -- was for many years whom -- -- -- Whatever the reasons Anthony Weiner says he is very grateful for his wife's support.
Are telling -- into the view a quote she's given me another -- and I am very grateful for that.
And I'm trying to make sure -- I get it right.
Now calls he wants a second -- With the voters and as the reporter says there is clearly political strategy in the decision to open up here there's also a deadline -- He is millions of dollars in public matching funds.
Those have to be used in an election by the end of this year mayor's -- November this year we have so many of the people who were supporting him of course have gone on to others because the political system never slows down that's for sure wonder -- if you.
We'll say it.
Let's bring some context and perspective and all this the public relations consultant -- -- tell president general partners and an author.
Author of the book rethinking reputation -- PR -- marketing and advertising in new media world.
Well he got quite an introduction to the new media world in the.
He certainly did but never say never -- Jonathan says he's he's 48 years old.
If he doesn't run for mayor now he may be out of it for eight years so what he's going easy saying.
He's calculating saying I -- acknowledge my transgressions.
I've apologized forum.
I've served a period of -- you could argue not enough.
But the mayoral races now he's got this money in the -- so he's got to collect on it.
He's got his wife by his side so he says this is the season of political comebacks Mark Sanford famously he.
Governor of South Carolina who is.
-- will -- -- Appalachian trail that actually could noodling in Argentina he sees him Sanford may get elected Anthony Weiner says I'll take a shot.
Think he's got a shot I think it's going to be a long shot.
But he -- he loses the arrogance he loses the attitude but the attitude is is is part and parcel of him his persona and the way that he's but he's got to learn from his mistake and if he's got any chance at all.
He thinks forties a competent guy he's a bright enough guy.
As Jonathan says he's got his wife by his side I guarantee you the other mayoral candidates now are -- -- that he's willing to get back in the ring.
He he doesn't have the baggage of for instance being one -- campaigned against one very on social levels.
On matters like this it's not as if he's for instance a conservative from down south.
He's a liberal from New York before this happened shepherd he was the front runner in the mayoral they're like no question I think he's got two problems one is women.
That's why he needs his wife by -- these women are going to be a tough sell the other.
Is opposition research so this has got to be the only thing in his closet.
Because there's anything else he'll get killed.
We'll watch it should be should be fun to why doesn't your barrel elections are always fun -- that never say never no no won't do it Anthony Weiner who.
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