Weiner Taking A Leave Of Absence To Seek Help

"U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, who has been under fire after admitting to inappropriate communications with women online, has decided to seek treatment "to focus on becoming a better husband and healthier person," his spokeswoman said Saturday.

While the New York congressman seeks treatment at an undisclosed location, he will take a "short leave of absence" from Congress, Risa Heller said in a statement."


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Hey ladies - how do you judge a political wife who stays with her husband through a sex scandal? Personally, I want her to drop his cheating asses the second she finds out about the infidelity, and I get annoyed when they "stand by their man." But perhaps I'm thinking more along the lines of what I want for women's rights as a whole, and less about what each individual wife wants for her marriage. If progress for women's rights is about choice, then perhaps I should learn to respect women like Huma, and their choice to stick with their husbands.