Those of you who though Anthony Weiner was jusrt a stay at home dad where adly mistaken….
The guy has been a good husband and father making money in consulting …….
Turns out he has lNOT let his mistakes stop him from getting back into the job of making money…..
Over the past two years, it appeared as if Mr. Weiner, once the irrepressible fireball of New York City politics, had spent his days as a stay-at-home dad, licking his wounds and mourning his ambitions after the salacious images and messages that he sent to women prompted his resignation from Congress.
But it turns out that from the moment he left public view, the man who had relied on a government paycheck his entire adult life was consumed by a corporate career whose profits and progress came to him, by his own account, with remarkable ease.
Mr. Weiner, a Democrat who once loudly championed a government-run health care option, a totem of big-government liberalism, now employs the language of a grizzled Wall Streeter, dropping references to “energy plays” and “monthly retainers.”
During an interview, he proudly declared that “I am a good capitalist.”
As he weighs whether to leap into the race for mayor this year, Mr. Weiner’s lucrative stint in business could serve as a compelling campaign credential, blunting efforts to portray him as a career politician, even as it raises uncomfortable questions about the speed with which he cashed in on his government connections.
He and his wife, Huma Abedin, a longtime aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton, disclosed last week that they had a combined income of $496,000 in 2012, most of it from Mr. Weiner’s work. The money provided a lifestyle-changing infusion for the couple, who moved from a modest home in Forest Hills, Queens, to a large apartment on Park Avenue South in Manhattan….
Another step in his roll-out, eh?Share on Facebook