You’d think (and hope) that someone like an elected official would know better than to play the nasty with women, online. You’d think (and hope), but you’d be wrong. Again. This time it is New York Representative Anthony D. Weiner, who, for at least a week, claimed that the raunchy and inappropriate communications sent by him to women online were the work of hackers, and who earlier this week finally admitted that he was the one who sent them.
The photo that brought it all tumbling down was a picture of his own plumped weiner (encased in his jockey shorts), which he allegedly sent to Washington State college student Gennette Cordova. The picture was in the Yfrog.com account associated with Weiner’s verified Twitter account; his Yfrog account is now devoid of any pictures.
This is not the first time that a legislator from New York has gotten caught sending pictures, online, to women when he oughtent. It’s not even the first time this year, not even half over, that a New York representative has been caught with his hand – or other body parts – in the online cookie jar.
In February, New York Representative Christopher Lee resigned after being caught sending pictures of himself to a woman he found on Craigslist.
What is it with New York Representatives? At least the affliction is bi-partisan: while Weiner is a Democrat, Lee is a Republican. It seems that online lewdness crosses party lines.
The picture that deflated Weiner: