Patterico's Pontifications

6/26/2011

Weinergate Caption Contest

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 11:29 am

The possibilities are endless.

175 Responses to “Weinergate Caption Contest”

  1. “The rehab counselors say I shouldn’t go cold turkey.”

    Patterico (135ea8)

  2. “I’m trying to figure out if Alicia is Hillary, or Bill.”

    jeff (707f3d)

  3. Get off that damn BlackBerry and quit sending pictures of your junk to GennetteC. Haven’t you shocked her enough?!

    Humma (318f81)

  4. it says here on the Jawa Report that we should order the meatballs: they are the house specialty.

    redc1c4 (fb8750)

  5. “It’s harder to text when you’re sitting across from your wife. Also, when you’re wearing pants.”

    Jim S. (b926e7)

  6. Well, look at this. Someone’s hacked my blackberry AGAIN!

    GM Roper (d58b94)

  7. if she bleached her hair they could go to Halloween parties as the Ting Tings

    happyfeet (3c92a1)

  8. Hmmmm….crotchless Dockers….bet there’s a big market for those.

    rudytbone (68d983)

  9. “I don’t care if Dining & Wine says their frozen banana is to die for . . .”

    Conserve Liberty (f89890)

  10. No, Anthony. I do not want another picture of you in your skid-stained tighty whities.

    Humma (318f81)

  11. See?! Humma wears the tights in this family!

    cap'n john's nephew (28dda5)

  12. The shrimp looks nice.

    The E Man (16ec7c)

  13. “Huma reads Breitbart’s open laptop!”

    razor419 (04364e)

  14. “LOL No silly, I only wear my cape and tights at home.”

    RachaelJ83 (fd4532)

  15. “I quit for chrissakes. Won’t this Patterico guy just leave me alone???”

    None (ce6970)

  16. Goddamn bitch set me up!

    Tutu (54ce64)

  17. Why does Kneel Rauhauser keep sending me pix of him wearing a beret, a bolo tie, and touching his wenis?

    Rep Weiner (318f81)

  18. I hear the double char-dog is too die for!!!!

    BT (74cbec)

  19. Yes @NancyPelosi I’m feeling much better. Meanwhile, here’s a picture of my junk.

    Yeff (5cf143)

  20. http://www.Ihavemorefollowersthanbachmann.com/WeinerYes “Wait! She’s looking. Now she’s not, yes she is.”

    Confused (786412)

  21. weiner: “You order for us, honey; I’m reading Patterico.”

    Blind Melon Squeezer (7391dd)

  22. “@Huma. Are you almost ready to order? #impatience.”

    jeff (707f3d)

  23. This one just turned 15, she’s at the Mall and needs half an hour to ditch her mom. If you want stay here, it’s OK I’ll tape it. Either way, make up your mind, I’m outta here.

    ropelight (230d5d)

  24. Weiner: Ok, now while my wife isn’t looking I’m going to send a DM junk shot to this new hottie I met.
    Huma: I can’t believe he still doesn’t know how to send a DM, it’s almost as bad as his inability to put the toilet seat down.ss

    Miikeb (b3b2ad)

  25. “Sorry, Babe, I’m ordering something not on the menu.”

    Arizona Bob (aa856e)

  26. Just a little weiner tweet.

    Jim (f71f43)

  27. Oh…
    I wish he wasn’t an Oscar Meyer wiener, than maybe I wouldn’t be in love with him. :-)

    chris (c095a4)

  28. We’re re-enacting the ‘Escaping The Restaurant Scene’ from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”.

    KingShamus (aac563)

  29. this proto-penis
    app is killer wish I had
    bought damn thing sooner

    ColonelHaiku (2e24a3)

  30. 63.“You must kill this infidel now. You know that you cannot Marry ze Weiner if you are a Muslim. What would ze brother and his Brotherhood say?”

    goatsred (c1f2f8)

  31. weiner peruses
    contacts while Weinernator
    readies her sharp blade

    ColonelHaiku (2e24a3)

  32. Wait until Hillary gets this and see’s mine is bigger.

    MU789 (f7801b)

  33. I’s a tweet to you from Fedex, they want to know where to send the balls.

    Hugh Vaughan-Williams (86da89)

  34. It’s Fedex. They want know where to send the balls.

    Hugh Vaughan-Williams (3be91d)

  35. I’ve got your back, Rep Wenis, and I will not rest, and stay in a manic frenzy, until I can prove Andrew Breitbart was behind all of this, and prove that you really were hacked, which I have already proved. Yeah me!

    Kneel RauHauser (d48c3b)

  36. lol, she thinks I’m bashing Republicans right now… silly woman!

    LiveBaitNinja (ca3e06)

  37. I already proved this was an elaborate hoax by goats and Breitbart, but appareantly my passing wind in pubic was not enough to convince everyone. I will have to go level some smears at some innocent people, and try to destroy some people’s reputations, and burnish my bona fides as a secular progressive anti-shower hippy assassin.

    Kneel RauHauser (d48c3b)

  38. “Made it!! 50,000 followers baby! Oh, ummm…never mind…”

    Lincolntf (85daa5)

  39. The crisis management team I hired said I should go out in public, be seen doing regular normal everyday things with Huma. But dayum all this play acting stuff is hard.

    elissa (c3a242)

  40. Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner is seen reading his Blackberry, while his wife, Huma, peruses Andrew Breitbart’s laptop computer.

    Jan (fd5949)

  41. “Honey, What’s Hillary’s Twitter user ID? I need to send her something.”

    Jan (fd5949)

  42. weinerman frozen
    pose must cross legs or will lose
    marital tackle

    ColonelHaiku (2e24a3)

  43. colonel heard rumah
    that little miss humma cut
    off twig and berries

    ColonelHaiku (2e24a3)

  44. True love

    or

    why Muslims dont eat pork

    EricPWJohnson (2a58f7)

  45. “See, the birds are angry…”
    -’I fucking hate you’
    “But it’s a real popular game and people…”
    -’I fucking hate you’
    “And there’s Tetris and Solitaire and…”
    -’I fucking hate you’

    Lincolntf (85daa5)

  46. “Tony, you don’t mind if I masturbate while you’re sexting, do you?”

    Jan (fd5949)

  47. “lips that touch penis
    will never touch mine” weiner
    vows to Bahney Fwank

    ColonelHaiku (2e24a3)

  48. Excuse me. I will be jacking my wenis to this picture. Tony, you are dreamy. McSteamy.

    Kneel RauHauser (d48c3b)

  49. “Hmmm, it says here that the twin lobster special is only $29.95. Is that about what Ginger Lee charges for a suck job, honey? Well is it, you scummy son of a bitch? Is it!?!?”

    Lincolntf (85daa5)

  50. #TheToasterIsVeryLoyal

    MayBee (081489)

  51. That’s very funny, MayBee.

    DRJ (fdd243)

  52. Does this blackbury make my penis look small?

    ∅ (e7577d)

  53. “I’ve blocked all the sites that might remind you of our recent unpleasantness. That leaves us with exactly…umm…err..four whole sites on the Internet that we can visit…”

    Lincolntf (85daa5)

  54. Meanwhile, in the real world, The Daily Caller took it up the arse – hard. And Jim Treacher made a buffoon out of himself – well, more of a buffoon than usual.

    Patterico won’t tell you about this; he’s too busy chasing down the Whiner. Luckily I’m here to inform you.

    The News You Won't Get Here (0692b1)

  55. That’s not a very funny caption, Mr News.

    MayBee (081489)

  56. “I’ll have a glass of the Cabernet and Prime Rib, and please leave the cutting board and carving knife”.

    Kaisersoze (c86eb0)

  57. Yes Mom, I’ve been behaving myself lately. Both my hands are out in plain sight and Huma’s sitting right here next to me.—–YES MOTHER! I do have my pants on. We’re at a goddam restaurant.

    elissa (c3a242)

  58. MAyBee – Wee Willie Yelverton is all wee wee’d up over Anderson “I have fab shoes” Cooper and the Daily Caller, which apparently was an epic kerfluffle in his mind. Treacher has more funny in his toejam than no-brain leftists like the midget racist hilljack could ever dream of having.

    JD (85b089)

  59. I can’t believe she thinks I am sending out resumes.

    Little Tony (cbd20d)

  60. WHINER – Honey, have you seen Anderson Cooper’s slamming of the Daily Caller? Bloodbath I say! And that Jim Treacher, what a moron!

    MRS. WHINER – I think I liked it better when you twitted underaged girls…

    The News You Won't Get Here (0692b1)

  61. I can’t wait to get home and flush that blackberry down the toilet.

    Huma A. (cbd20d)

  62. J(ackass)D(unce) wrote:

    Treacher has more funny in his toejam than no-brain leftists like the midget racist hilljack could ever dream of having.

    Treacher is even less funny than Gutfeld, and just as smart. That’s saying a lot.

    The News You Won't Get Here (0692b1)

  63. Mr News: If you were capable of reading comprehension, you would not be claiming that win against Treacher. Trolling there the same as here.

    PatAZ (cbd20d)

  64. Huma: “When did they put boiled bunny on the menu?”

    Weiner’s blackberry i’m not going to be ignored - Thank you for your cooperation and Understanding

    SarahW (af7312)

  65. Yelverton sure is wee wee’d up.

    JD (306f5d)

  66. Humma – after what he has gone through the last couple weeks, why in the world would he be smiling?!
    Weiner – craptacular couple weeks, but at least I am not William Yelverton.

    JD (b98cae)

  67. Neither am I.

    The News You Won't Get Here (0692b1)

  68. Weiner – At least I am not a pathetic cowardly drive-by troll that works for his Soros masters spamming comments maniacally at blogs. It is nice to have brainless secprogg trolls to do that on my behalf.

    JD (b98cae)

  69. One of us has a job, Anthony. I’m having the endive and truffle salad, at this trendy, upscale outdoor cafe.

    You’ve spent more than enough time at your online Cheesecake Factory. Now put that thing away. And your phone too.

    You will need at least one hand to eat the humble pie here.

    Burt Ward (19e5f4)

  70. Is that my dic pic on breitbarts laptop?

    Jon in TX (b6a52c)

  71. Hey, Huma, this guy called combjelly says he’s almost found the real hacker.

    CJ (2ccf8f)

  72. “Who is that sleazy dick.. Oh wait.”

    Temper Tantrum (02fe1b)

  73. Meanwhile, in the real world, The Daily Caller took it up the arse – hard. And Jim Treacher made a buffoon out of himself – well, more of a buffoon than usual.

    Knock, knock!

    Jim Treacher (30ee2f)

  74. Treacher -

    Who’s there?

    Jan (fd5949)

  75. Those were pretty funny, Mr. Treacher. And I like the happy-happy way you deal with frowny-faced trolls in your comments.

    Simon Jester (a9dd5a)

  76. You aren’t a bigshot Congressman any more, asshole. PUT THAT FUCKIN’ THING DOWN ALREADY!

    Bugg (ea1809)

  77. hang on Huma….trying to get that wax job appointment.

    the slob (183af7)

  78. Former Representative Anthony Weiner (D-NY) checks the Help Wanted ads on his Blackberry, while his wife, an Assistant to the Secretary of State, checks their bank balance online.

    The Dana who isn't hiring (5a4fb2)

  79. well i left my cape at home today but i might have my tights on that’s our secret ok

    hmm, I saw that quote somewhere…

    Joe

    Joe Smith (54c0c1)

  80. “We ought to be guest starring in Burn Notice!”

    Dianna (f12db5)

  81. Heeding his marriage counselor’s advice, Anthony now keeps BOTH hands on his smartphone.

    Dan (34b1d8)

  82. “Hey Tony, it says here that Leona Bobbit has started a class on how to perform a bris.”

    Huey (ddf1a4)

  83. ____________________________________

    A thought bubble above Huma: “I’d rather be with Hillary.”

    A thought bubble above Anthony: “My package sure looks large! Ruff-ruufff!”

    Mark (3e3a7c)

  84. “I’m too sexy for my shades, I wonder how they would look on my sac.”

    Laura (1c8133)

  85. “…pencil dick!” “…shut up Marsha!”

    slobo (5db072)

  86. I don’t know who posted the “crotchless dockers”, flap, but that was funny man, bigtime fuuuny!

    Diamond 3x Corundum (4de175)

  87. “No, I’m Breitbart. 4 Reals. Here’s proof.”

    Bunk X (639179)

  88. Weiner is texting the day spa. He’s running a few minutes late for his waxing.

    Diamond 3x Corundum (4de175)

  89. “Really Huma, it’s all a vast, right hand conspiracy.”

    Old Paint (f6a150)

  90. Whaaaaat? Says here that Bill Clinton just called me a perve!! I thought he got me…

    Paul the Appraiser (8a1049)

  91. I can cross my legs like this ever since Huma sent my package Fed Ex.

    proof (3d5329)

  92. Hotel suite, $235.
    Breakfast by the pool, $22.
    Sexting to college girls with your wife across the table, priceless.

    Brian (0d0efb)

  93. Humma: “Put down the phone dear, I thought we talked about this.”
    Anthony: “Hun I can’t, it’s sticky and stuck to my hand.”
    Humma: “‘sigh’, I married a real weiner”

    Brian (0d0efb)

  94. Anthony: “Sweetheart, can I turn around now?”
    Humma: “No, those girls havent passed by yet.”
    Anthony: “awww man! back to playing tic tac toe.”

    Brian (0d0efb)

  95. …hey I got a text from Fruit of the Loom Corporate Recruiting…

    Eric (3a20f9)

  96. Weiner: I am so hot

    Huma: he is not a Kennedy, what would George Jones do?

    no_more_deceit (342231)

  97. No Weiners on this menu buddy

    Joe Griffin (bd98da)

  98. Try again Anthony. She’s an old friend. That’s Bobbet, B.o.b.b.e.t.

    Joe Griffin (bd98da)

  99. It’s Joycelyn Elders, I’ve received an honorary PHD.

    Joe Griffin (bd98da)

  100. Well look here…
    I could run for President…

    Mark Richardson (136961)

  101. Yes Anthony it is a menu and no, I’m not glad to see you

    Joe Griffin (bd98da)

  102. Hanes finally returned my call. They say I was accepted in the fall youth catalog.

    Joe Griffin (bd98da)

  103. OMG That looks Like !!!!
    Me
    No way I sent it only to ???? Dam wrong button.

    Greg (e71845)

  104. It’s Bill. He wants to know where to send the congratulatory cigar

    Joe Griffin (bd98da)

  105. No, it’s this stupid keypad. I swear I typed

    Boehner and Dick Army

    but there is no spell check and it cut me off at 11 characters.

    Joe Griffin (bd98da)

  106. Weiner types a “Dear John” letter
    while
    Huma contemplates a ‘Dear John’ letter.

    1. “I promise to protect your identity…”

    (Huma thinking) That had BETTER be MSNBC he’s talking to…

    Okay, the paparzzi should have gotten their pic of us out together by now….

    Hang on, lemme see if Patterico has finally gotten around to posting that stuff yet….NOPE.

    I got nothin.

    Lizbuddie (133456)

  107. Uhm, yeah dear, I think I’ll have the blackberry twitter…FRITTER, I meant blackberry FRITTER!!!

    SC14 (616c00)

  108. W: “This bitch is gonna order the most expensive thing on the menu!”

    H: “This dick is gonna buy me the most expensive thing on the menu!”

    Icy Texan (625b7b)

  109. “She just said to me, ‘My boss’s wang is bigger than yours!’”

    Icy Texan (625b7b)

  110. “What a coincidence…I can swallow everything on this menu!”

    Drekkoth (d4010c)

  111. The Weiners surrounded by all their friends…

    Ron (74346c)

  112. It was Bush’s fault!!!!

    Steve (39bd00)

  113. “If my wife asks, you’re Charles Schumer…”

    James (c4ff07)

  114. Huma: That better be Careerbuilder.com you’re checking.

    TexasTiger (110dd1)

  115. Moments beforehand….

    Huma: And to think they made such a big deal out of such a little thing. You really blew it out of proportion.

    DG (c72ecf)

  116. “Cousin Whitey better keep his mouth shut.”
    signed,
    Tony Bulger

    mrt (3f3c8a)

  117. Maam could you please identify the perpetrator, Yes, it looked like a wiener but only smaller.

    greg (054ef8)

  118. “Yes, that photo is actual size.”

    Keith (830530)

  119. - “Huma, I’m sorry I didn’t send you that picture of my junk. Here it is… .”

    - “#ILoveYouHuma”

    - “@HumaWeiner: Did I ever tell you how sexy you look when you’re not angry?”

    - “Hmmmmmmmm, Larry Flynt seems like my kind of guy.”

    - “We’re perfect for each other: I’m a Jewish Weiner, and you’re a Muslim woman.”

    - “Can’t we put this behind…wait, I’m getting a hot text from a 15-year-old.”

    - “Engrossed in chats with underage girls, Anthony Weiner does not notice Huma is sitting across from him.”

    - “@HumaWeiner: We need to text.”

    Douglas J. Bender (c9368e)

  120. Ugh, I feel vomit coming up my throat, damn morning sickness.. Oh wait, MAYBE it’s from looking at _hitforbrains.. lemme see if I feel better if I don’t look at him….

    THill (b0951a)

  121. Where is Lorena Bobbitt when you need her?

    Paul (52fb2b)

  122. OMG My new blackberry has a camera that points downward!
    (Trying to hide my excitement!) :P

    sockpuppet (277e0f)

  123. Introducing the Blueberry. The new Blackberry for the sexually deprived man.

    Brian (0d0efb)

  124. “Excuse me…Mr. Sunglasses. I can see the penis reflection on your gas station shades.”

    brian (806e44)

  125. Weiner is tweeting the salon and day spa. His cucumber bikini wax job is overdue. He hasn’t been waxed in four days.

    Varanus komodoensis (4de175)

  126. There is nothing the matter with not liking body hair.

    JD (85b089)

  127. “Nothin’ honey, just replying to a message from a supporter. On an unrelated note, I have to use the men’s room.”

    Gregory of Yardale (07425b)

  128. Dear E-Diary,

    On my road to recovery, I can safely say today that I truly kinship with the GOP. Why? Because I can personally see no reason for a “stimulus package” today…

    AMR 1960 (7ed9e4)

  129. I’m rolling on the floor, you guys crack me up. I feel kinda guilty slating this guy, but my gosh!, sending photos of your WAXED chest, get a grip man!

    Varanus komodoensis (4de175)

  130. So do I get a hall pass or what?

    justavoter (b003e1)

  131. The people want me to stick it out…but my once-rising stock has been lowered to “junk” status.

    Bill S. (2e01e0)

  132. Anthony’s text: “Bill, what does it mean when she says that Hillary and I both know what coochie tastes like?”

    Huma’s thoughts: “Hmm . . . they serve up little cocktail weenies and meatballs skewered on toothpicks. How appropriate!”

    [Bill's reply: "Hell, boy! Who says that it's just Hillary? She was an INTERN for us, ya know." :) ]

    Icy Texan (625b7b)

  133. So that is what it looks like?

    nceeno (f3d1ab)

  134. Anthony: “Damn! This thing SUCKS with all of the good sites blocked.”

    Huma: “Yeah, you had better keep those legs crossed, buddy! I’m about ready to kick you in the the giblets again.”

    Icy Texan (625b7b)

  135. Honey, do these briefs make my dick look fat?

    Captain Underpants (ae1582)

  136. Re-Hab for me, soft Taco for Huma,

    irishalaman (257ac0)

  137. rehab is for quitters!

    irishalaman (257ac0)

  138. Hey, check out this ultrasound.

    irishalaman (257ac0)

  139. Two girls, one cup isn’t easily viewed on my crackberry!

    ∅ (e7577d)

  140. Anthony: “She’s so smokin’ HOT! Why did I ever look elsewhere?”

    Huma: “I’m so smokin’ HOT! It’s time for me to look elsewhere.”

    Icy Texan (625b7b)

  141. Anthony: “Might as well check out some online vag . . .”

    Huma: “Might as well, because the next time you see this one there’s gonna be a baby’s head poking out of it!”

    Icy Texan (625b7b)

  142. The futures so bright..We gotta wear shades..

    irishalaman (257ac0)

  143. Waittress: Aren’t you at table 5 with your wife?
    Weiner: No, that is Hillary’s wife, I am still looking for mine.

    irishalaman (257ac0)

  144. (Captain Underpants): “136.Honey, do these briefs make my dick look fat?”

    We have a Weiner!

    Douglas J. Bender (c9368e)

  145. That’s it! I’m pulling out the BIG gun!

    David Lancon (fc643e)

  146. “Barney just tweeted me a picture of his frank!”

    A. D. (39d38f)

  147. It’s my MasterCard bill. Did you buy a Lamborghini?

    trainman55 (3e6273)

  148. NG tells me we have eaten at this place where they are sitting it’s La Bottega at the Maritime Hotel in Chelsea – they have this second-floor outdoor patio where you can really kinda feel you’re sort of away from the city – we like it for breakfast but for dinner it’s kinda meh

    happyfeet (a55ba0)

  149. Tony Weiner said, “Hey! I’ve been hacked!”
    CNN and the rest said, “You’re cracked!”
    He insisted he was,
    but the media buzz
    proved it wasn’t no cyber-attack.

    Al K.Hall (e41aee)

  150. There once was a pervert

    named Weiner
    Who had a perverted demeanor
    Forced from

    the Hill
    For acting like Bill
    Now

    Congress is one weiner leaner.

    Mitch Rapp (9f4d2e)

  151. HI Deep throat how’s things coming? just getting ready to chow down on my wifes taco

    Mitch Rapp (9f4d2e)

  152. You like weiners, but not kosher ones? You bitch.

    oilfield7550 (214aaf)

  153. Huma: “If I keep hiding behind my menu long enough, maybe he will leave.”

    Weiner to himself, “Pay no attention to that woman behind the menu!”

    Victoria (7b01cb)

  154. (hehehe)…She thinks I’m playing ANGRY BIRDS :)

    Bill Nelson (7c6d42)

  155. When Anthony tweeted his stuff
    the media got in a huff
    Tony said,”you’re a jackas$”
    Nancy said, “Pack a$$”
    and then Tony said, “I’ve had enough”.

    Al K.Hall (e41aee)

  156. A Congressman hung like a Hobbit
    was cruising for bimbos to knob it
    He tweeted his unit
    and Opie YouTubed it
    What a shame Huma’s not Mrs. Bobbitt.

    Al K.Hall (e41aee)

  157. HUMA: I think I’ll have the baby gherkin with two caper berries

    Al K.Hall (e41aee)

  158. Weiner – I know our therapist said I had to keep my shirt on while doing this, but what’s a little secret between friends? Hillary would look the other way.

    Huma – Just do it quickly while I’m looking at the menu.

    MARK (53b49b)

  159. Boy I think about it every night and day…I’m addicted wanna jump inside your love…I wouldn’t want to have it any other way…I’m addicted and I just get enough. – (A. Weiner or Black Eyed Peas?)

    KMac (80724b)

  160. Huma: Sweetie whats’ ya doing?

    Weiner: Looking at porn . . .

    Huma: That’s nice . . . can you pass the salt?

    Joe Doakes (64d0ce)

  161. Another Pelosi threat…Who’s Lorena Bobbit?

    george (e91c78)

  162. It’s Chris Mathews…He says I make him all tingly!

    george (e91c78)

  163. Who knew a menu could be used as Cryptonite.

    shipley130 (ed3590)

  164. Anthony: “Dear, I just got an email. There’s a sell on lingerie.”
    Humma: “Tony, I thought we talked about this. Stop looking at girls online.”
    Anthony: “Babe, I’m not. I’m looking for something special to wear for you tonight.”
    Humma: “‘sigh’ I married a reaaaal weiner.”

    Brian (0d0efb)

  165. If I hold this menu up just right, I can pretend I’m all alone.

    jhduval (bd80e6)

  166. Alluha Akbar, and please pass the knife.

    shipley130 (ed3590)

  167. Warning: Objects in Blackberry are smaller than they appear.

    LibertyMark (1acf5a)

  168. No 121 9 – In text language means No one-to-one, parent is watching

    andrew (c47cdb)

  169. Anthony: “Chris Matthews says it’s your fault.”
    Humma: “Than sext him. That’s the only way youre getting any tonight.”

    Brian (0d0efb)

  170. That’s the first time they’ve mentioned ‘Whitey Bulger’ and not been referring to me.

    copthetruth (43b388)

  171. You CANNOT be serious!

    lfbill (14ae8e)

  172. Anthony: “Barbara Wawa is a devout follower. I’m honored!”

    Huma: “‘Feminist pioneer’, my a$$!!! Ultra-liberal c**t!”

    Icy Texan (9d44d1)

  173. Thanks to yesterday’s and today’s New York Post, we can have a really good idea of what Weiner was REALLY doing there.

    Possible caption:

    Can I tell Joe Crowley that you’ll give $4,000 to the campaign if the candidate is not Melinda Katz, and more to the county organization?

    Or maybe: Give me a little more time – I’m writing this e-mail to Ed Koch.

    http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/weiner_horning_in_on_successor_race_db5j2oNbSOWOMJSgzvrjcO

    “One Democratic insider confirmed that Weiner has spoken to the Queens party chairman, Rep. Joe Crowley, about whom the Dems should pick.

    He has also reached out to several of the potential candidates, according to the insider.

    “He’s held the seat,” the insider said.

    “He knows the district better than anyone else. He’s interested in a Democrat keeping the seat. I’m pretty sure he’s spoken to everybody.”

    Reading between the lines, what he’s doing here is that he’s using an argument that certain candodates will not be able to wage a good campaign – and what he would say is they don’t have enough any money – but someone else he names can. That would be hsi leverage.

    This is today’s article:

    http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/weiner_to_do_hard_time_in_rehab_6N7ucfbdMXuRzVmDeWCIBJAnthony

    Weiner to do hard time in rehab

    Further down, it says like this:

    News of Weiner’s plans were disclosed the same day The Post reported that the he’s trying to play kingmaker, inserting himself into the jockeying to select his replacement in a special election likely to be held on Sept. 13.

    “I can’t imagine he’s going to have any say in it,” said Assemblyman David Weprin, one of a handful of Queens Dems lining up for a shot at Weiner’s seat in the Brooklyn-Queens 9th Congressional District.

    Rep. Joe Crowley, the borough’s Democratic chairman, said he has spoken to Weiner about the future of the district.

    But Crowley told The Post that “the conversation was really more about how bad he feels about the situation that he’s caused.”

    The county leader declined to elaborate.

    Crowley said he has not decided who would get the party line.

    Queens Democrats in contact with Crowley said the boss is simply humoring Weiner.

    “I don’t think anybody’s taking it seriously,” one senior Queens Dem said of Weiner’s effort to help find a successor. “People feel sorry for him.”

    Additional reporting by Fredric U. Dicker in Albany and David Seifman in New York

    Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/weiner_to_do_hard_time_in_rehab_6N7ucfbdMXuRzVmDeWCIBJ#ixzz1QhjxOg9D

    I think he is humoring him, because Weiner doesn”t control any donations, or any significant ones. Maybe he is a player, but a very, very minor one.

    Sammy Finkelman (d3daeb)


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