Wednesday, June 22, 2011

#WeinerGate Gives Way To Huma Hunting Haters

I thought that we were all done with ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner, roasted to a crisp by bloggers and the mainstream media. But now that the Rep is Rep-no-more, the attention has turned toward his wife, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

The story reminds me of a junkyard dog who somehow, inexplicably scored a fresh bone from the butcher shop that had a little meat on it. The dog becomes reluctant to let the bone go, even after it is old and dry.

The move to hang Huma apparently began when someone translated this article:
همة عابدين «المرأة الغامضة» إلى جانب هيلاري كلينتون:

From there, things went here:

And then, took a darker path, here: an interview with Robert Spencer, the go-to Islam expert for the right wing.

Other bloggers and columnists are taking a different approach to Huma, viewing Ms. Abedin as a candidate for Weiner's now vacant seat.

  • Should Huma Run?

    By Molly Schoemann: The idea of Huma Abedin
    running for her husband's newly vacant seat in
  • congress is pretty absurd to me,
  • mainly because ...
    The Perpetual Post -

  • Huma Abedin, grocery shopping
    Washington Post (blog)

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    1. great story - keep up the good work


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