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I'm responsible for this behavior that led us to be in this place.
Right in many ways things are not that much different than they wore yesterday.
This behavior that I did was problematic it to say the least destructive.
To say the most -- many stresses and -- from.
My marriage but I am pleased and blessed that she has given me.
A second chance.
But the question is -- New Yorkers do the same.
Yesterday New York City mayoral candidate Anthony -- with a bombshell admission -- the same lewd online behavior that forced him to give up his congressional seat.
Continued well after he resigned.
Already some of his fellow City Hall contenders are telling -- did get out of race following these -- -- new to schoolers about texting.
They're not a lump take a look at the editorial pages from three big New York based newspapers with wide national readership.
The daily news on -- saying quote.
He is not fit to lead America's premier city.
Lacking the dignity and discipline that New York deserves -- -- Mayer Weiner must recognize that his demons have no place in City Hall.
The New York Times reacting quote it's up to mr.
Weiner if he wants to keep running to count on voters to forgive and forget and -- -- the keys to City Hall but.
He has already disqualified himself.
Finally the Wall Street Journal said quote lewd tweets aside there's a line we never thought -- right.
Anthony Weiner ought to drop out of the New York City mayor's race simply because of what he's forced his wife -- indoor.
A -- proxies media analyst Howard Kurtz with more all right your reaction to the piling up the headlines the media.
You need -- if your run in the big city like New York.
Well first of all I love watching the media coverage and commentators come on and they say Anthony -- his behavior was terrible horrible awful pathetic disgusting.
Coming up more on that we -- sex scandal.
So what people forget I'm speaking here is a native new Yorker -- is that.
Anthony Weiner is a tabloid candidate in a tabloid -- is getting a hundred times the coverage at any other candidate in this rather weak and splintered field now.
Those are toughly worded editorials and there was a time when the New York Times editorial page along could kill a candidate.
In a democratic primary but I'm not willing to say Anthony Weiner is -- originally.
All of us geniuses in the media said he would just be a mockery when he first jumped into the mayoral race and turns out he shot to the top of the polls.
Do you think this will change things -- we -- -- you're you're right I mean I mean right up to the top of the polls people do believe America a lot of politicians and other people celebrities and folks get in trouble we believe in second chances -- all about that.
But with this latest revelation in the beating that he's gonna continue to taken a daily basis at least for a little while high in all these local media outlets and if you're watching a local news channels as well.
There's no -- That is true.
But at the same time it depends on whether they'll ordinary democratic voters in this primary decide this is just to spill -- from the original scandal which they've already digested and which farm which -- has asked them to move on.
Or is this new and revelatory because obviously the key thing here is that timeframe was incredibly.
Reckless for the former congressman to get into this race knowing that it might well come out that he was continuing to send pictures and have these.
Sexual exchanges with the young women.
Months and months after he resigned from the house and had.
And had apologized and said he would change his behavior of fact it was it was this rather puffy profile in People Magazine -- him and his wife whom on their new baby.
And how he moved on he tried to change will not so much it was about the same time.
As as he was -- engaged in this new texting relationship I use my mother who lives in we his former congressional district in Brooklyn as a one person focus group when this story first broke.
She said that she would vote for Anthony Weiner again despite his problem talked to today she's she's on the fence.
-- a big difference now does he try to -- the media to his benefit here and he mentioned puppies they didn't in People Magazine in kind of reentering you know -- back in the waters.
-- was finally is this time for another sort of sit down for the two of them do you think her remarks yesterday.
His wife -- act act add to the repair her saying like I'm OK with that I've forgiven and it's all gonna work out you should forgiven two New Yorkers do they do another one of the sit -- -- something else.
Well I think just like going outside his house and -- her drawers for us swarms of cameras and media attention.
I don't know that he needs to do another big miracle we tried to defused this at the press conference where -- -- did ballots for her man even though some people are saying you know she enabled this because she knew that behavior I continued past the time when he got out of congress a couple of years ago.
And so it depends who also we live in the digital age that was really interesting -- that this story.
Was not broken by -- New York media outlet -- and national news organization but by what they called the dirty dot com and gossipy side which I confess.
I was unfamiliar it's from by game that -- Nik Richie.
Who described themselves the coolest person in the world and as posted pictures of other celebrities and pro athletes with women.
Not their wives and so another website -- -- has identified this woman in the latest exchanges with Anthony Weiner by the name of Sydney Elaine -- I don't know -- that's a real -- screen anymore never.
So there are a lot more players in the media space right now than just the times the post the Wall Street Journal the New York Daily News and a lot more places for people to -- -- -- I'm thinking this is not a good thing for Eliot Spitzer either is he now -- it kind of revisit as another candidate trying to make a second run at it here in New York.
-- -- -- to see you thank you so much.
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