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While waiting for Weiner: Another classic performance

While waiting for former Rep. Anthony Weiner to decide if he's running for mayor -- and if so for what reason -- we present one of his classic obfuscation performances that could one day provide great fodder in the Blue Room at City Hall. Here, he goes on and on and on, complaining about all the questions, suggesting others were to blame, griping that someone's a "jackass" all under the false pretext that he just doesn't know what happened to his Twitter feed.

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Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player?

Hollywood actor and director Danny Glover urging New York City to keep horse carriages. Actress Edie Falco making a TV ad to abolish horse carriages. Ex-Sony exec Mitch Singer, last week: “Why do so many believe that this is Sony’s war to fight?"

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