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Weiner's Behavior Is Unseemly, but So Is the Schadenfreude
Tawdry escapade raises legitimate questions about Clinton's judgment

Many in the media are perfectly okay with enjoying Anthony Weiner's self-destruction, as long as it doesn’t accrue to Donald Trump’s benefit, writes Matt Lewis. (Douglas Graham/Roll Call via Getty Images file photo)

We're in the midst of a political campaign during which penis size has been a legitimate debate topic and where the words "blood coming out of her wherever" have been bandied about. So to paraphrase "Alice's Restaurant,” you've got to have a lot of damn gall to tell someone he might not be moral enough to opine on politics in 2016. But that's what happened this week when NY1 and the New York Daily News both informed Anthony Weiner that his services would no longer be required.

In fairness, Weiner's repeated behavior certainly disqualifies him from being a congressman and (most would agree) a good husband. But since when does being a scribbler or talking head constitute adhering to some morals clause?

'Weiner' Walks Line Between 'Political Farce and Personal Tragedy'
Documentary on former Rep. Anthony Weiner opens in D.C. later this month

"Weiner" takes viewers inside the workings of his failed campaign for New York mayor. (Photo courtesy of "Weiner")

A new film opening in Washington May 27 documents the self-inflicted downfall of former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner as he runs for mayor of New York in 2013.  

“As the media descends and dissects his every move, Weiner desperately tries to forge ahead, but the increasing pressure and crippling 24-hour news coverage halt his political aspirations,” the film’s description reads.