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WEINER: Sex scandal doesn’t merit front page

Letter by Kathy Gilman, Steilacoom on June 8, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 64 Comments »
June 8, 2011 5:00 pm

Re: “Lawmaker admits he sent lewd photo” (TNT, 6-7).

Why is the front page graced with yet another story about a politician involved in an absurd sex scandal?

I have some news for you. Stories about our congresspersons who have trouble keeping it zipped are not news. With all the challenges we face as a society, this is not of the slightest importance.

Consensual adult behavior is mainly an issue between the foolish Congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife – and perhaps to his constituents, who are in New York, not Tacoma. The rest of us should care only about his job performance.

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