Always up for the challenge! Anthony Weiner pulls out idea of running for Mayor of New York City
The slimy Weiner is back in the news. Even before his ‘Weinergate’ scandal that led to his resignation from Congress (remember Bye-Bye Pervert?), there were rumblings that Weiner would one day make a run for Mayor of New York City. Seems that even after his shameful escapade on Twitter, he still wants to run for Mayor of New York City. And considering they elect and re-elect slugs like Michael Bloomberg, I would be that tiny Weiner would have a really good crotch shot at winning too!
Weiner, the Post reported, still has a $4.5 million war chest and wants to run for office again soon before the public match on his campaign funds expire after the 2013 election. His preference would be for mayor though is also open to the post of public advocate, the newspaper said.
“I’ve heard he is seriously thinking about getting into a citywide race in 2013 and would like it to be mayor,” a source with “ties to Weiner” told the Post. “In his mind, he’s trying to figure out how to run for mayor.”
Weiner — married to longtime Secretary of State Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin — has apparently reached out to people to “talk about the landscape,” a former staffer said.
One political consultant told the Post they believe a mayoral bid is a long shot for the ex-congress