Words can’t describe how absurd this is.
Via Weekly Standard:
The sweepstakes to see who can offer up the most ridiculous defense of Anthony Weiner is ongoing, but we have a strong late breaking entry from the Washington Post’s Richard Cohen:
Another Christian has been thrown to the lions. The “Christian” in this case is a Jew, and the lions are the news media but the general idea is the same. For the entertainment of the people, yet another man was subjected to near-death by mortification. Anthony Weiner, you have committed no crime — none that has been alleged or proved, anyway — that is a mere technicality. It is the spectacle that matters.
Have to love that bit about how the “general idea is the same.” That’s right Weiner’s predicament is just like innocent Christians who preached love and redemption being ripped apart by feral animals for popular amusement.