Anthony Weiner is in the running to be New York's Mayor. (photo: Getty Images)
24 July 13
The article below is satire. Andy Borowitz is an American comedian and New York Times-bestselling author who satirizes the news for his column, "The Borowitz Report."
ew York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner stirred controversy today by continuing to send dirty texts throughout a press conference devoted to apologizing for his behavior.
Mr. Weiner was halfway through his apology when reporters noticed him remove a phone from his pocket and aim its camera lens unmistakably in the direction of his pants.
After seeing the candidate snap a photo of the pants region and then send a text, reporters bombarded Mr. Weiner with questions, asking him if he had in fact just sexted.
"Yes, I did, but I swear this was the last time," he said. "This behavior is now behind me."
Mr. Weiner then concluded his press conference by removing his shirt and snapping a quick shot of his naked torso.
According to the latest New York City poll, Mr. Weiner still has a commanding lead among voters who describe themselves as pervs.