"Watching Anthony Weiner's twitter and press blitz is like watching a Charlie Sheen meltdown. It's amusing, uncomfortable, and not necessary," a Democratic leadership aide told me just now. "If Weiner really wants to get beyond this, he'll shut up and let Democrats get back to their Medicare message."
Chris Matthews: It's Strange That Rep. Weiner Keeps Changing His Story
After a series of "strange" interviews with Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner today, Chris Matthews asked liberal commentator Joan Walsh why was Weiner "hedging" rather than just clearly saying he had nothing at all to do with the "lewd" photo. Walsh wanted to give Weiner the "benefit of the doubt" with all of his explanations, yet Matthews wasn't buying Weiner's changing stories about his "brief encounter" with a "suspicious package."
From New York Democrats, 'schadenfreude'
By Ben Smith
"How much schadenfreude is happening because of this? A lot," said one Democratic staffer. "In the delegation the level of jealousy of what he's gotten out of the media is so high - it's the subject of constant conversation."
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