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June 10, 2011

Girl's Family: Messages Perfectly Innocent

Weiner admits sending the messages, five in total he says, but says they are harmless and inoffensive.

On that point, the girl's family backs him up.

The family member said: I am angry. This is surreal and unbelievable. It is absolutely crazy. We are just regular people who go to baseball games and basketball games, as ordinary and plain as can be.

In the past few days, the girl and her family have become subjects of intense interest in the news media. On Friday afternoon, the local police arrived at their home and asked the girl and her mother to bring the girls phone and computer to the police station so they could be checked to make sure no crime had occurred.

The family member said the family complied, and did not expect any further action to be taken.

Fair enough. Given the family would be angry at Weiner if there were some bad tweets here, I expect that's actually the truth of the matter.

I still would like to know what the hell Anthony Weiner was doing privately DMing a high school girl. His messages to her couldn't simply be publicly tweeted? "Thanks for your support! The future is made up of people like you!"

That sort of thing. Private? Why?


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