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Anthony’s [Expletive Deleted]

Well, someone’s got to break the code of silence around here. I suspect that this will not end well for the unfortunately/aptly named Congressman. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, here’s the basics. A young woman was sent a direct message-photo  from Anthony Weiner’s twitter account of a bulging Oscar Meyer [Blank] in a state of preparedness under a pair of briefs. Weiner said his account was “hacked.” That is implausible — but not impossible — for numerous technical reasons. Okay, now that you know that, you can read Verum Serum’s more detailed account of the story.

Update: This Mediaite story might be a better primer.

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