“One of Mr. Weiner’s most emotional apologies was delivered to former President Bill Clinton, who officiated at his wedding in July and is extremely close with the congressman’s wife, Huma Abedin, an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.Imagine the dissonance generated within Bill Clinton’s psyche by his legendary powers of empathy, and the dissonance within the Clinton household (if there really is such a thing) by the collision between Bill’s empathy and Hillary’s memory.
“The Clintons are deeply unhappy about the situation and with Mr. Weiner, people who had been told of their thinking said. Mr. Clinton declined to comment.”
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Best Weinergate Moment So Far
Weinergate is political pornography. I’m prim enough when it comes to such things that I’d reflexively avert my eyes if I were confronted with a window into Anthony Weiner’s psyche. But I can’t pretend I wouldn’t have loved to listen in to this conversation reported by the Times and the inter-Clinton communications that must have followed (my emphasis):