Another theory of Weiner
From the first time I saw Rep. Anthony Weiner speaking, about ten years ago, he struck me as a creature of pure viciousness. In him, the New York liberal hatred of non-liberals was a burning fire without restraint. I had never seen anything quite like it.
So, he was a man without restraint on his passions and impulses.
And the same lack of restraint he showed in his public hatred of conservatives, he showed in his private sexual behavior.
For more on the connection between private lack of constraint and public lack of constraint (or, as George Washington put it in his first inaugural address, the “indissoluble union between [private] virtue and [public] happiness”), see Irving Babbitt’s 1928 conservative classic, Democracy and Leadership (discussed here).
Weiner’s nastiness toward Republicans is such that even if fellow Democrats are put off by it. As reported in today’s New York Times:
Posted by Lawrence Auster at June 07, 2011 01:30 AM | Send