Anthony Weiner Lacks Diplomacy When Confronted by the Press

Anthony Weiner Press Conference


Anthony Weiner’s awkward press conference may be indicative of guilt. Confronted by the media in regards to a lewd photo sent from his Twitter account to a female college student, Weiner was evasive, avoiding to give a straight “yes” or “no” answer. Instead, he replied with the following statement:

“If I were giving a speech to 45,000 people and someone in the back of the room threw a pie or yelled out an insult, I would not spend the next two hours of my speech responding to that pie or that insult. I would return to what I want to talk about to the audience that I want to talk to…”

An unexpected PR gaffe from a man who, in other situations, convinces with his witty responses, and a very strange behavior, considering that the college student in case has already stated that: “there have never been any inappropriate exchanges between Anthony Weiner and myself, including the tweet/picture in question, which had apparently been deleted before it reached me.”

Rep. Anthony Weiner previously alleged that his Twitter and Facebook accounts have been hacked, however, he failed giving a straight answer to journalists late Tuesday afternoon, a move that led to even more speculation.

The whole affair is now labeled as the Weinergate, and jokes about Weiner and Gennette Cordova, the student who was sent lewd Twitter photo from Rep. Weiner’s account, are pouring all over the Internet. In the absence of proof that the accounts have been hacked, journalists are speculating. Weiner’s lack of diplomacy in front of the media leaves room for even more questions, and rumors.

There was, of course, a better way to handle this situation, but instead, Anthony Weiner gave the media fuel for his own stake.

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Comments

  1. Anthony Cutter says

    I bet the whole “45,000 people” thing looked good on paper, sorry libs, this guy is dust………………

  2. Anthony Cutter says

    Have you actually WATCHED the video, this guy is acting like he KILLED somebody.
    Any woman who watches this closely, will tell you “THIS IS A MAN WHO IS LYING!!”
    He has had every chance to come clean & after claiming 1st a “HACK” then he downgraded it to a “PRANK”, and now his lawyers have effectively shut him up, Where is MSNBC ????
    Do a search on the MSNBC site for “WIENER TWITTER” & they have no stories?????
    Wake up America, these libs mean to EFF everything up, but we will stop them in 2012.

    • Mihaela Butler says

      Did to, Anthony. :) I know he is lying. The body language betrays him. The question is, what is he trying to hide?

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