If Weiner did what he did today with a magic R next to his name any discussion would have been dismissed as a distraction. Any call to step down would be called cancel culture.
In this age of cable and YouTube, millions of people evidently saw the one-minute-plus clip. But there has been relatively little focus on why the substantive debate that sparked it matters. More broadly, while I appreciate the concern over the future of civility in politics, I believe a little raw anger right now is justified.… Continue reading Is Anthony Weiner an Angry Loon?