Did Rep. Weiner Really Thank His Parents for the ‘Values’ They ‘Instilled’ In Him?

-By Warner Todd Huston

OK, someone really needs to have a nice long sit down with troubled New York Democrat Anthony Weiner. In his resignation speech he actually thanked his parents for the “values they instilled in me,” the ones that got him “this far”… which apparently is thrown out of Congress on his ear. Does he not understand that the entire mess he is currently wallowing in was because of the lack of values he displayed?

Here is the absurd line in question in his resignation speech:

And of course I want to express my gratitude to my family: to my mother and father who instilled in me the values that carried me this far…

This is just insensible. What “values” would that be? Would it be the “values” of using the Internet to indiscriminately send nude pictures of himself to strangers? Would those “values” be acting the creepy Internet stalker that constantly contacted underage young women who are easily impressed by his powerful position in government?

This line of nonsense seems to easily fit in the the trope that Democrats neither have values, nor even understand the concept of them.

… and it’s good riddance to Anthony Weiner.
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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer. He has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and before that he wrote articles on U.S. history for several small American magazines. His political columns are featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, BigHollywood.com, and BigJournalism.com, as well as RightWingNews.com, RightPundits.com, CanadaFreePress.com, StoptheACLU.com, AmericanDaily.com, among many, many others. Mr. Huston is also endlessly amused that one of his articles formed the basis of an article in Germany’s Der Spiegel Magazine in 2008.

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Did Rep. Weiner Really Thank His Parents for the ‘Values’ They ‘Instilled’ In Him?”

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