Rep. Weiner and the Failure of Anger

According to Anthony Weiner's official congressional website, "Protecting Children on the Internet" has been one of the New York congressman's signature interests.  In 2007 for example Weiner collaborated with several others in Congress to pass the "KIDS Act" (Keeping the Internet Devoid of Sexual Predators).  While noting in his summary of the 2007 bill that some offenders reside "less than 500 feet away from unwitting parents, educators, and children" Weiner added:  "Sadly, the Internet is the predator's venue of choice today.  We need to update our strategies and our laws to stop these offenders who are a mere click away from our children."    During the Monday press conference at which Weiner admitted to his online sexting escapades he assured reporters that the various women "are all adults, at least to the best of my knowledge, they were all adults and they were engaging in these conversations consensually." To the best of his knowledge? In...(Read Full Article)