Tweet of the Day: Weiner should delete his Twitter acount

“Weiner pulls another Twitter boner,” quips a New York Post headline. The Weiner in question is the beleaguered former New York congressman and mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner, who — to his credit — kept his pants on this time. He should kept his mouth (or Twitter finger) zippered as well.

The kerfuffle started Vox Executive Editor Matt Yglesias tweeted:

Weiner unintentionally favorited Yglesias’s tweet, as he reported in his own tweet:

Three pieces of advice for Weiner (who later left a second tweet advising that he had bought 1,000 shares of Tinder stock): First, avoid using the term thingy. Second, stay away from sexting. Third, stop tweeting.

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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