If you’ve been living under a rock the last few days, Rep. Anthony Weiner repeatedly denied sending a lewd photo of his underwear-clad crotch to a young woman over Twitter. He claimed that his account was hacked.
I’m jaded and don’t trust a word out of any politician’s mouth, but I wanted to believe him. I really, truly did. As someone who works with teens, it’s getting more and more difficult to talk to them about responsibility, moral decency, and appropriate behavior when “respected” adults in the public eye violate all those principles.