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Katrina vanden Heuvel: The Real Scandal in the New York Mayoral Race

 

On Sunday, Anthony Weiner’s campaign manager quit amid new revelations that Weiner continued to engage in sexually explicit online communications after he resigned from Congress. And while Weiner’s imploding candidacy for New York City mayor has made good headlines, the story has been a distraction from the real scandals—increasing inequality, discriminatory policing practices—that must be addressed in this election.

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Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel joins a panel on ABC’s This Week to discuss Weiner’s prospects going forward, but also to refocus the debate away from “Carlos Danger” and towards the issues that truly matter to New Yorkers.

—Jake Scobey-Thal

In Defense of Carlos Danger.

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