It’s only Wednesday and it’s already been a tough week for the embattled mayoral campaign of Anthony Weiner.
- On Sunday, Weiner’s campaign manager quit.
- His communications manager had a profanity-laced meltdown over a former intern’s scathing story about her experience with the campaign.
- Monday morning, Howard Stern’s interview with his phone sex paramour revealed more graphic and embarrassing details than had been previously released.
- the New York Daily News interviewed Weiner and he says the press about the scandal “will make it harder to win” the mayoral race.
And then, the campaign released this new ad, complete with soft music and extreme close-ups and Weiner again affirming that he intends to stay in the race:
“You know, sometimes people say to me, ‘This campaign is pretty rough. You may want to quit.’ I know that there are newspaper editors and other politicians that say, ‘Boy, I wish that guy Weiner would quit.’ They don’t know New York. They certainly don’t know me. Quit isn’t the way we roll in New York City.”
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