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Welcome back to on the -- I'm Jonathan Hunt they Anthony Weiner sexting scandal.
What a perfect summer story for all of us on cable news is a man his personal peccadilloes.
Added a whole lot of bad publicity.
Anthony Leno wants to be matter all of this great city of New York.
The people all of this great city increasingly don't want -- it seems he's taking.
They die a bit in the polls the -- -- Tennessee subject to some serious shrinkage.
Right now let's get to the daily blast -- Ellen Ratner is bureau chief of talk radio news service.
Platt -- I mean it's it's Hobbs for us to -- this story it has everything really does look.
Well it does have everything the problem is is that then met the media has some very short memories listen.
I grew up I'm no spring chicken and I grew up in the feminist movement in Boston.
Where you know there was female liberation and bread and roses and all those other kind of group so actually win.
Governor Romney last year stint I had the chance to pull together cannon an antsy and I look at all the applicants seemed to be men.
I went to a number women's group and said can you find -- folks and they brought us -- binders full woman.
Well the press went after governor Romney like there was no tomorrow and -- frankly at the time I thought this is kind of crazy who cares he didn't say big remark.
But they're very very quiet not only that -- they loved the -- scandal but they're not talking about overt sexism.
And and date with not -- would that not only Anthony Weiner.
That would I'm still -- the mayor of San Diego yeah they're talking about how he's this sex addict in this pantheon of they're not talking about the sexism but when they went after governor Romney.
They talked about Ambien sex is pretty thing.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But I was just shocked I couldn't believe they went after governor running for something innocent like this was governor Romney sex texting was he due in August.
Abusive stuff towards women know that they went after Romney no not really going after the overall sexism that is implicit in both of these two.
And these two guys Ellen is still a lot of -- Hayden.
A lot of up political publications and newspapers about that Clinton's.
Whom haven't seen Anthony Weiner is so wide -- -- Seen for many is very close to it looked directly fall former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
There's not a lot of talk about the clintons now getting mad that this may rub off on them and affect.
Hillary's chances in 2016 the only thing is I've not -- -- direct quote from anybody.
Who's supposedly knows anything about the Clinton -- Isn't doing making it up I think we are making an I you know I mean that Clinton is it business and Bill Clinton is such a legend for whatever he did and does or whatever he is a statesman he's very very Smart.
We -- Clinton.
I don't think there's any comparison.
And so I think the press.
Feeling as Boyd and not knowing.
How Hillary and bill think I'm making stuff well we have no direct quote we know nothing except -- hearsay from people who supposedly know that.
And the reality is that yes that Anthony Weiner being caught up in a scandal however bad it is.
-- really none nobody seriously think that he's going to -- the 2016.
Presidential election because of a link between Anthony Weiner is a -- the long suffering wife and Hillary Clinton really.
Of course not but you know it's summer time there's kind of a -- in people's interest.
There's some blockbuster movie so there -- to -- -- blockbuster news.
-- -- -- And that certainly as -- -- turning it into a blockbuster that's his job by Ellen Ratner bureau -- neutral rating he's ever going to see you as always Allen thank thank you much.
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