Will Anthony Weiner Actually Run for Mayor?

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As we learned yesterday, Anthony “I’ve Been Hacked” Weiner is still sitting on a lot of pre-2009 campaign donations — $4.5 million to be exact. With a looming deadline for public matching funds, sources close to the Queens ex-congressman tell the New York Post that he’s “desperate” to get back into politics.

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I’ve heard he is seriously thinking about getting into a citywide race in 2013 and would like it to be mayor. In his mind, he’s trying to figure out how to run for mayor.

Are New Yorkers ready for that? Maybe not quite yet, an unnamed political consultant tells the Post:

Are New Yorkers ready for that? Maybe not quite yet, an unnamed political consultant tells the Post:

The general feeling is that you can’t text pictures of your penis to a girl, then lie about it, then get kicked out of the House and then run for mayor right after. But people believe there is a way for him to run for a lesser office.