Political Memo: Weiner’s Behavior Prompts a Question: Why Did He Do It?
Some suggested the indiscretions might be an addiction with neurological
roots. Others theorized that Mr. Weiner, a Democratic candidate for
mayor of New York, could be meeting sexual needs unsatisfied in a
marriage. And still others said he might be driven by a combination of a
mood disorder and feelings of inadequacy to seek reassurance about his
masculinity from women he had never met.