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The political world was shocked at its foundations this afternoon, when it was revealed that the man behind the Big Hollywood web site, Andrew Breitbart had said something true.

"I'm as surprised as any of you," said the 42-year-old publisher and commentator.  "When someone told me that Representative Wiener had tweeted a picture of a boner in his undies, I thought it was the most ridiculous thing I'd ever heard.  Naturally, I published it immediately."

Several of the individuals associated with publicizing the notorious tweet turned out to have criminal and arrest records.  When they quickly ducked for cover, many people interpreted this as evidence of a scam.  One of these suspicious characters, Mike Stack, came out of hiding after Wiener's press conference.  "For real?" Stack said to an AP reporter who reached him by phone, "Some chick sent me a photo of some guy's pecks and said, 'These are Anthony Wiener.'  I didn't buy it for a second and was wracking my brain for a way to pin this on Wiener.  Then this YFrog tweet thing happened, and I was all, 'sweet'!"

Stack explained that everyone knew the YFrog had a security hole and he assumed that some other operative had managed to use it to frame Wiener.  "It made my job a lot easier," Stack added, "but I never would have guessed any of this was real."

Reached for comment, the Breitbart blogger who broke the story, Dana Loesch, was quoted as saying, "I'm going to be on TV!"

In a tearful press conference today, Anthony Wiener took responsibility for sending the tweet as well as other inappropriate communications.  He apologized for "all the damage" he had done, saying, "I can only plead forgiveness for making Breitbart look like a hero.  Now that asshole will never shut the fuck up and for that, I am truly, truly sorry."

Naturally, Breitbart was in high spirits.  "I never thought I'd ever say anything true; this is really a shocker."

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  •  Tip Jar (9+ / 0-)

    Harboring resentment is like drinking poison and expecting someone else to die.

    by The Red Pen on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 02:20:13 PM PDT

  •  A broken clock is right (5+ / 0-)

    once a decade...who knew it would be now...

    Well, this will get him another six months on CNN...and 25-30 fake stories before...

    Ah, who am I kidding? They'll never catch on....

    Garrhgsfsafasd! or...where the heck is Lieber?

    by Hedwig on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 02:22:56 PM PDT

  •  Dana Loesch Must Be Thrilled..... (3+ / 0-)
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    The Red Pen, avsp, FiredUpInCA

    Now she can sit in the big girl chair right up there with Dana Basch, her follow "reporter" on CNN.

    Breitbart has now wormed his way onto every panel on CNN.  He will now be their new authority on Democratic sex scandals from now thru November 2012.

    Every Congressman in town would be smart to clean up their act.  I doubt Rep Weiner is the lone ranger.  

  •  I bet Breitbart strained so hard telling the truth (3+ / 0-)
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    The Red Pen, Wrench44, avsp

    for once in his miserable little mendacious life he's going to have to sit on a donut cushion or the rest of his life---or until he finally commits a Federal offense even his Repub friends can't overlook.  

  •  The media *will* certainly vindicate him and all (1+ / 0-)
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    of his past operations -- so it will be up to ACORN and Shirley Sherrod and those university profs and all the other folks Breitbart has Breitbarted over the past couple years to take him down.

    Weiner did this to himself, but there are still a lot of really weird behind the scenes shenanigans that just don't fit together to me.  At this point, however, I'm tired of trying to make sense of it.  If the "holier than thou" on the other side of the aisle want to press the issue further then I'm sure it would be something they'd soon regret - but of course that doesn't mean it would stop them.  I'm sure Newt has a fundraising letter all ready to go out as I type this.

    Oh well - in another month there will be someone else dangling a shiny in front of the media which will send this to the dustbin just like Foley and Toe Tapper and Rent Boy and all the others.

    Help wipe off out American Santorumism before it's too late!

    by here4tehbeer on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 03:48:36 PM PDT

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