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2011 Flashback: Rachel Maddow Spreads Yfrog Conspiracy Theory To Defend Anthony Weiner

As we learn more about what Anthony Weiner did to that 16-year-old girl, and as he thinks up funny lines to try on the prison yard to get out of his “beat-in,” I thought it would be worthwhile to look back at the early days of his entirely self-inflicted downfall.

The following is from the Rachel Maddow Show back in June 2011. She’s trying to explain why it might not be Anthony Weiner’s fault that a picture of Anthony Weiner’s penis was sent from Anthony Weiner’s Twitter account to a woman who was not Anthony Weiner’s wife.

WARNING: Clip contains the sound of Rachel Maddow’s voice.

Did you get all that? Yeah, me neither.

The important thing is that Maddow went all in to protect a member of her tribe. If she’d had her way, that would’ve been the end of it. Weiner would’ve gone back to telling her and her audience what they wanted to hear and voting the way they wanted him to vote, and in return he could perv it up all he wanted. That’s how it works when you’re a Democrat.

Weiner is such a screw-up that he couldn’t even manage the easiest job in politics. Now it looks like he’s going to jail. And then, in a few years, the left will help him craft a redemption narrative. He’ll make yet another comeback. And then he’ll send some more dick pics to somebody he’s not supposed to, and it’ll start all over again.

Come to think of it… The prosecutors want to put Weiner in the joint for up to 27 months. If he serves the full sentence, he’d get out in early 2020. That would be just in time to help out with Hillary’s third presidential campaign! We all remember how much he did to help her last time.