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Anthony Weiner’s Wiener Gets Leaked Online

On Monday, when conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart (left) released the images Anthony Weiner had sent to assorted e-conquests in a slow reveal throughout the day, Breitbart made it clear that he was not going to reveal one final image, the most lewd of the bunch. “I am doing this to save his family,” he explained. “I’m trying to do the decent thing here and not release the photo.” Except that yesterday, Breitbart put the image on his phone and showed it to Opie and Anhony while doing a radio interview with them. The infamous shock jocks were filming the interview and took a screengrab of the picture. They promptly posted it on their Twitter feed.

Brietbart, of course, seemed surprised. Keep reading »

The Inevitable Happened: Anthony Weiner Condoms

Rep. Anthony Weiner‘s staff has the same concern as men afraid of clap: protecting their Weiners, er, wieners. The latter group can protect themselves with these distasteful but nevertheless amusing $4.95 Weiner condoms. Ten points to the perv who thought to buy the domain name for “weiner condoms.” [Weiner Condoms via Jezebel] Keep reading »

Frisky Flowchart: What Political Scandal Are You?

Are you a cheater? An Internet porn addict? An intern harrasser? There’s probably a political scandal for you! Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: School For Teen Moms Closes In Detroit

  • A school for teenaged mothers and pregnant teen girls, Catherine Ferguson Academy, closed in Detroit due to budget cuts. [The Grio]
  • “People are going to say, ‘I gotta make a choice and go with the intelligent woman who’s every bit as attractive.’” — Depressing quote from an article about Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin’s rumored presidential campaigns. [Politico]
  • In other Palin news, the UK’s Margaret Thatcher is really not interested in meeting her. [The Sun UK]
  • The EU has warned Germany, Austria and the Netherlands that they have to better integrate women into their workforces. [Daily Mail UK]

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Behold, The Pipparettes!

No, “The Pipparettes” are not some baton-twirling pep squad. They are what the British press has started calling Pippa Middleton‘s three best friends. With the paparazzi trailing Pippa all over the freaking place, these three amigos are often captured in the background of shots, either walking beside or in back of the Pippster.

So who are the members of this posse? A quick rundown after the jump. Keep reading »

Spirit Airlines’ Weinergate-Inspired Sale

Oh, Spirit Airlines. The company is advertising “The Weiner Sale” with “Fares TOO HARD to Resist.” I say they should only be able to advertise this way if they offer hot dogs as snacks on flights. Have you seen other companies cashing in on the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal? If so, send the ads my way. [BuzzFeed]

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