Ending a spell of social-media radio silence, former Rep. Anthony Weiner has returned to Facebook. The failed New York mayoral candidate couldn’t make a political comeback, but he’s made a splashy rally online, at least.
Weiner hadn’t posted on his personal Facebook since September of 2012, but began a flurry of posts on Dec. 20. His posts are the usual grab-bag of proud-papa pics (adorable son Jordan waving maracas) and political discourse (he shared an article about single-payer health systems). Over at his official candidate page, he posted a reflective letter to friends that has some wondering about his political future. “What’s next? I’ll keep you posted on my plans,” he wrote. “But I hope we keep the band together.”
His online timeout followed revelations that the married Democrat been sending explicit photos to young women.
“Welcome back!” a Facebook friend wrote following his Dec. 20 post.
We’ll second that.