For a guy who ostensibly lies a lot, Anthony Weiner is remarkably bad at lying. And, uh, answering questions.
So, thought exercise: you're a politician caught in a "scandal" that involves you "sexting" your "penis" to "internet strangers" (one of whom is named Sydney Leathers). Let's say, further, that you've publicly promised on more than one occasion that you've put all that virtual porking behind you and are now focused on being a serious adult who wants to run a major American city. And, for illustrative purposes, let's say a reporter asks you about whether or not you are still sexting. I'm no Olivia Pope, but I think the right way to respond to that question is "No. Absolutely not."
But that's not how human dick joke Anthony Weiner responded.
No, when a New York Daily News writer asked the mayoral candidate whether his sexting was ongoing, instead of saying "No, I'm not sexting," he said,
You can quibble about beginnings, middles and ends but what we're talking about is over a year ago.
Dude's totally sexting someone. His phone is teeming with dick pics.
UPDATE: According to Politico, the original quote was mistranscribed by the New York Daily News. Here's what it reads in full:
I mean, oh yeah, all that stuff is behind me. You can quibble about you know, beginnings, middles and ends, but it was basically a year ago.