Weiner's Wiener Tweet: Bloggers v Mainstream Media

For a week the Washington press corp has been ignoring or down playing the most amusing story in politics, accepting instead at face value the implausible claims of a Democrat congressman. The story of congressman Weiner trying to send semi-naked pictures of himself to a young woman, specifically of his wiener, via the direct message function on Twitter, but accidentally instead sending the picture to the world, turned out to be completely true. He wasn’t hacked after all.

The footage of Congressman Weiner’s press conference has gone around the world, but there was a much more significant confrontation with the mainstream media just minutes before. Andrew Breitbart, the blogger who broke the story, was consequently derided by the established D.C. liberal media who decided to support the Democrat over the right-wing blogger. Once it became undeniably clear he was in fact right Breitbart seized the podium prior to the Congressman’s own presser and took on his detractors:

There’s a lesson there somewhere folks…


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