Here's Why The Democrats Want Anthony Weiner Back


Anthony Weiner, the Democrats need you… for their annual Congressional Baseball Game.

We miss Anthony. He was a star player,” Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan) told the New York Post. “We need all the talent and all the help we can get,” noted Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens). (via the Village Voice‘s Running Scared blog)

The disgraced former Congressman was a star in last year’s game, playing right field and turning in at least one stellar over-the-shoulder grab. His throwing motion, however, could use some work.

(Best part about the NYP story? The amazing lede: “For once, Democrats were missing sext addict Anthony Weiner’s big bat and play in the field.”)

And there’s video of the catch. It was the No. 9 play on “SportsCenter.”

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