Breitbart shoots...he scores

weiner-chest-biggovt.jpgAndrew Breitbart, the Westside-based conservative activist and website mogul, doesn't always hit the targets he aims for on the left. On Monday, though, he leveled New York Rep. Anthony Weiner with a clean check. [Can you tell the hockey playoffs are on?] After Weiner's repeated and sanctimonious assertions last week that he knew nothing about his lewd picture on Twitter, which Breitbart had reported on, Breitbart posted a bombshell on his Big Government site early this morning.

A new woman has come forward with what she claims are photographs, chats, and emails with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY). These appear to undermine severely Rep. Weiner’s explanations that he was the victim of a “prank” or a “hack.”

The detailed new information suggests that the Brooklyn- and Queens-based representative and the young woman in question were involved in an online, consensual relationship involving the mutual exchange of intimate photographs....

We will be updating BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com throughout the day with photographs, timelines, and other clarifying details. However, we will not be releasing all of the material because some of it is of an extreme, graphic nature.

Bingo. By afternoon, Weiner stood in front of the press admitting that, yes, he has had online sexual dalliances with at least six females he believes to be adults but whose ages he doesn't really know, that he has talked to some of them on the phone, that photos have been exchanged, and that his wife didn't know about it. All that stuff last week, blaming "hackers" and pranksters and suggesting Breitbart had been taken or worse? Lies. "I apologize to Andrew Breitbart,” Weiner said at his presser. Weiner, in fact, wouldn't leave the podium and kept giving reporters more tantalizing loose ends to track down. "If he isn’t addicted to sex, he’s clearly addicted to air time," says the Daily Caller's Mickey Kaus.

Entertaining note: Breitbart attended Weiner's press conference and spoke to the media before the congressman arrived. "I’m here for some vindication,” he said. NYT

Photo of Weiner: BigGovernment.com

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