Magazine May 29, 2017, Issue

Sociopolitical Media

Anthony Weiner departs U.S. Federal Court, following his sentencing after pleading guilty to one count of sending obscene messages to a minor. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Whatever your opinion of Donald Trump, you have to admit: He was right about perverts.

For years, our current president implored the Democratic establishment to cut ties with former congressman Anthony Weiner, a “sicko” whose deviant bent and proximity to Hillary Clinton threatened our national security and would inevitably “bring down” the people around him. They should have listened.

Former FBI director James Comey recently explained to members of Congress that his controversial eleventh-hour “meddling” in the presidential election was prompted by the discovery of classified e-mails on Weiner’s hard drive, forwarded by his wife, Huma Abedin, along with a request to

Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...

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