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Heilman’s Week in Review: Weiner, Burning man, Syria revelations

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/heilmans_week_in_review_weiner_burning_man_syria_revelations_20110617

In his story this week on the resignation of the congressman from New York, JTA's Ron Kampeas asked top Democratic leaders what made Anthony Weiner's transgressions more resignation-worthy than those of Bill Clinton or Sen. David Vitter, the Virgina Republican who remains in office after the public learned he frequented prostitutes. In the Weiner scandal, Democrats said, there was the "ick" factor of the photos making their way around the internet, the novelty of Weiner's transgressions and his indignant lies about it.

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