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Anthony -- says he is pressing forward with his attempted a political comeback refusing to drop out of the New York City mayor's race.
The former congressman admitted this week to yet another sexting scandal.
More details are still coming out about it after his confession.
Major newspapers in the area calling on Weiner to quit the race.
He made the front pages as the New York Post invited readers to meet Carlos danger that was his suit and and that he used on line.
And the daily news suggested that he's not fit to lead the city telling him to quote beat it.
And now growing questions about the New York Times.
Which is also said that -- should drop out of the race and whether the paper actually helped to fuel his political comeback in the first place.
You might remember -- published a piece on the Weiner is back in April reading in part.
They present as to people who have painstakingly -- their private life back together.
They cook dinner and watch TV and have friends and family over to their spacious prewar apartment for special occasions.
They seem to be functioning again as a couple even on self consciously bickering in front of the waiter.
Judith Miller is a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and author -- to power powers is a columnist for the Daily Beast both are Fox News contributors.
And Judy what a difference you know yet -- more revelations make it in the New York Times goes from a from a puppies like that to telling him to drop out of the race.
I I'm aware of that and it I realize that the New York Times the paper used to work for it has a very difficult time writing about -- it always has and sex scandals.
It did call for him to to drop out of the race.
-- I think -- What's really astonished me about this is our obsession with this story at a time.
When the media would normally be focused on this little thing called a -- election that has real issues.
Like the home in the Homeland Security how we defend New York which has been hit twice.
By the most catastrophic.
Terrorist attacks on this country that we've seen the New York City budget keeping people in New York creating jobs for New York even.
Stop and frisk and whether or not this is a good way to control -- the New York talking about any of these we are just.
Talking about Anthony -- -- sexting.
And this scandal so I think.
Really New Yorkers -- the people who are going to be the victims of the media obsession with this story.
-- today you as surprised -- Judy that the newspapers here in -- would would want to have Anthony Weiner on the cover as opposed to stop and frisk.
Now because -- he was one of the leading candidates some of primary and that is I don't you know I think I think it's perfectly newsworthy for them to cover something.
This week now officers dragging on -- next week and then I think we have a problem but.
If they didn't cover it then and then I would be essentially saying that this doesn't matter and -- while I do agree that his private sex life really doesn't matter.
I think says it's repeated pathological lying the self destructive behavior these kinds of things are things that do matter and will be considered by voters.
You know when they're choosing their hair.
Judy the media sort of jumped on board in the last election cycle when there was all that talk about.
A suppose -- war on women is the media being hypocritical this time around not leveling those charges against a democratic politician.
Who clearly targeted women online.
No I think the media are obsessed with all sex candles as we saw from Mark Sanford the South Carolina governor who's now back and that's.
-- separate her representatives is a congressman as we saw with Bill Clinton as we've seen with.
-- Eliot Spitzer on -- on -- times I think there's a kind of paradox here on one hand.
We say we're just outraged by these things and this is terrible and it reflects a declining moral value of the country and you can't look at the polls Eliot Spitzer is still ahead.
Mark Sanford was.
Elected to the congress Bill Clinton's ratings -- at all time highs I think there.
Is a difference between how people say they feel about these scandals and how they vote when they go -- get into that the ballot box so.
I I really think that the -- yes I understand the need to cover it but do we really need wall to wall -- What there are always -- that.
Stay right where it was.
And as you can -- hypocrisy on the part of the media should not talking about.
The way that Anthony -- mean one of the women said that she felt you know that he was sort of like.
-- -- that she felt victimized by him.
And and and all the discussion about a war on women the last time around not being discussed now you answer that and also talked to -- A little bit about the coverage you think of Anthony -- his wife and whether that has been fair.
-- -- I don't didn't buy into the war on women -- it was something being -- by the Democrats I'm not really gonna buy into it in this case either and I have to say.
Well I think the in the original all the controversy around him there was a lot of concern that he was being very predatory I think and you know sending unsolicited pictures to a woman I think that that is.
-- -- very bad bad behavior in terms of you know how you treat women in this situation I understand the woman feels victimized by it.
It seemed to be consensual she she emailed him -- I obviously I'll be honest I haven't followed that closely but I haven't heard anything to suggest that.
You know he's done anything.
You know other than cheat on his wife in this case which I think is frankly between him and his wife what what is of concern to voters.
Is it selling of this fake story and lying.
You know the story about how I'm recovered I'm so happy with my why -- been called -- -- magazine articles and you know it I think it would better frankly he had just been honest that he is in recovery.
Are you -- the -- is in recovery so Judy is the media complicit.
In in in pushing that that narrative to voters.
Yes because it's a story you know it's a great narrative the recovery narrative when -- -- -- in fact the recovery is not quite complete.
And may not be for some time that I can fascinated.
By the kind of Hillary home -- story that the media has picked up -- You know Hillary pioneering the stand by your man.
Lion recovery -- and political recovery that is and now we have home mom at the dean more or less adopting the same posture.
We all know that home -- work for Hillary that they are still very close air go we get a story that as far as I know.
Is completely devoid of fact I don't know for a fact that home has been talking to Hillary or vice Versa I'd like to see some reporting on that.
And -- and power is thank you both very much always good to talk thank you thank you.
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