Friday, August 02, 2013

A Lewd Image Sent To A Social Media Site Is Not A Selfie! It's A Weiner!

The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin) says farewell to NYC mayoral candidate (and laughing stock), Anthony Weiner. This blog will not miss this sick auteur of the selfie. If the virtual exhibitionist will not withdraw from the NYC mayoral race, the voters of The Big Apple will send him to well-deserved exile as a footnote in the lore of sexual dysfunction. The sooner the better. If this is (fair & balanced) public humiliation, so be it.

[x The Nation]
On Further Weiner Revelations
By The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin)

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He swore this stuff was in the past,
But it continued on apace.
It’s odd enough he showed his junk.
It’s odder still he’d show his face. Ω

[Calvin Trillin began his career as a writer for Time magazine. Since July 2, 1990, as a columnist at The Nation, Trillin has written his weekly "Deadline Poet" column: humorous poems about current events. Trillin has written considerably more pieces for The Nation than any other single person. A native of Kansas City, MO, Trillin received his BA from Yale College in 1957. He served in the army, and then joined Time.]

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