I wonder where we will find the next generation of political leaders if we have to screen for such a panoply of character flaws. Weiner is smart, rose from humble beginnings, and can talk circles around his opposition. All, so it seems now, gone to waste.
To whom did Huma look for this example? Her mentor Hillary Clinton. “At the end of the day,” Abedin has said of the senior woman’s advice, “every woman should have the ability and the confidence and the choice to make whatever decisions she wants to make that are right for her and not be judged by it.”