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The Three Putz-kateers

Bill McGowan | Posted 11.17.2013 | New York
Bill McGowan

I'm truly sad the New York City primaries are over. For a communications coach, it was a daily feast of the absurd.

Why We Should We Care About the Sexual Behavior of Our Politicians

Brandy Engler | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
Brandy Engler

Cheating is not just how men are. This narrative is offensive to men. But sex does reveal something about a man: his character, his relationship to power.

The Most Embarrassing Social Media Mistakes and Our Kids' Role Models

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.30.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

This summer, I am delivering the same message to our teens that I am delivering to Anthony Weiner: Think before you act.

Why Do Revelations Of Extra Marital Sex Make You Untrustworthy Everywhere?

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 09.28.2013 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

That ridiculous idea conflagration will continue for as long as we demonize sex... rather than treat sex as it really is, a human need as vital as breathing air.

Huma Abedin Isn't The First Political Wife To Stand By Her Man

Posted 07.25.2013 | Divorce

The one thing perhaps more surprising than New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's admission that his sexting continued past his 2011 resignation ...

Remembering Alice Paul

Pam Allyn | Posted 09.16.2013 | New York
Pam Allyn

Let's not vote for Eliot Spitzer or Anthony Weiner, for the sake of our daughters and every young woman growing up in New York City and around the world.

South Carolinians: WTF!!??

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What's wrong with this picture? Judging from the outcome of Tuesday's contest, it seems that Sanford, South Carolina's devout citizens and God herself surely work in very mysterious ways.... (Anthony Weiner and Elliot Spitzer, are you listening?)

Again. Really?

Abby Sims | Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

Where was the Rutgers administration during the unfolding of Penn State's Sandusky scandal? Certainly a far worse tragedy, but the lessons were there, once again, to be learned.

Pillory Talk - Sexism or Equal Opportunity Ridicule In Petraeus Case?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

We can't have it both ways, ladies; we can't demand the "right to party" along with the boys then expect to be treated with kid gloves when we're caught with our pants down too, any more than Clinton, Weiner, Spitzer or Petraeus could. Paula Broadwell is no Monica Lewinsky.

Where Does the #Occupy Movement Go From Here?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

It's time to ask whether the organizational forms and tactics which birthed the #Occupy mass protests are adequate to building a long-term movement which can change the country and the world.

Occupy Wall Street at 6AM Sunday

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

I woke up very early on Sunday morning and thought the Relentless Conservative (RC) should head on down to see what Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was all about.

Sex and the Married Man

Robert Brustein | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Robert Brustein

When you consider all the political careers wrecked by acts of extra-marital sex, whether Gary Hart's Bimini bimbo or Elliott Spitzer's Washington call-girl, you can see that being a potent male is often an obstacle to being a potent politician.

11 Top Political Sex Scandals | June 8, 2011 | Posted 08.08.2011 | Divorce

Although political scandals date to the country's earliest days, attention to sex-related wrongdoing in Congress began in earnest in the 1970s. Here a...

Explaining Weiner

Andy Ostroy | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The rise and ultimate fall of Rep. Anthony Weiner's once-brilliant political career has many elements of a classic Greek tragedy, where the highly ambitious, competent, powerful protagonist suffers a horrible fate.

WATCH: Which Political Wives Stood By Their Disgraced Hubbies?

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 08.07.2011 | Divorce

Though Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner apologized to his wife Huma Abedin numerous times throughout Monday's news conference--where he confessed to hav...

Bill Clinton or Eliot Spitzer: An Eleventh Anniversary Rumination

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Who do you think is more likely to attract an audience -- the charming, charismatic Clinton, or the mean and menacing Spitzer?

February Ratings: A Good Month for CNN

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

CNN continues to lag behind FoxNews and MSNBC in total viewers. But in February, thanks to the upheaval in Northern Africa, CNN was the only one of th...

Did Sexism Fell Kathleen Parker?

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Amy Siskind

Let's face it, CNN has a women problem. Need proof? Do the math. Last year, seven major anchors left CNN. Of the seven, five were women!

Bloomberg's Gun Show Theatrics

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Can Bloomberg argue that his undercover investigation at an Arizona gun show was anything more than a taxpayer-funded vacation/publicity stunt?

Fox News Warns That Without Angry Rhetoric It Will Have 24 Hours to Fill

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Fox is preparing for a "worst-case scenario" in which it was pressured to air responsible statements in place of its current programming: "If it comes to that, God forbid, we'll just air 24 hours of 24."

UFC Deserves Its Fight in New York Now

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

Call it what you like -- barbaric, violent, loud, abusive, exploitative. No, we are not talking about Jersey Shore. We are talking about Mixed Martial...

We're All Paris Hilton Now

Anastasia Goodstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Anastasia Goodstein

Even with the push towards teaching digital ethics, the reality is this can still happen to you. Someone can photograph or record you without your knowledge and post it online where it can spread like wildfire.

Spitzer: Timing Of SEC's Goldman Sachs Suit Is 'No Coincidence' | Andy Barr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer said on Monday there are "no coincidences" in the Securities and Exchange Commission filing a lawsuit against Goldm...

Eliot Spitzer Won't Rule Out Return To Politics: 'I've Never Said I Would Never Consider Running For Office Again'

Fortune | Peter Elkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Spitzer writes a twice-monthly column for Slate, excoriating Democrats and Republicans alike, and teaches a class at City College. He says he is "lovi...

It's a Swamp Thing

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The thing about promising to drain the swamp is that people tend to remember. Then they expect you to do it. What a pain in the gavel! Actually, that's only partially true.