Weiner Dodges Sexting Partner, Flips the Bird as he Rides Off

NEW YORK — The now-immortalized final moment of Anthony Weiner’s failed New York mayoral campaign was the candidate’s middle finger directed at a reporter curbside as his car drove away Tuesday night.

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Sydney Leathers outside New York City mayoral candidate Anthoy Weiner’s election night Tuesday. (Credit: Laura Dolan)

CNN affiliate NY-1 captured Weiner flipping the bird on video as the candidate departed his primary election night party after delivering his concession speech, punctuating the end of his bizarre campaign and an odd evening.

If that wasn’t enough drama, Weiner had trouble getting into his event as Sydney Leathers, the woman at the center of the sexting controversy that began the unraveling of his mayoral campaign, had shown up outside in what she admitted was a blatant play for media attention. Weiner’s problem was there was only one entrance to Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant, the election night headquarters for his campaign.

“I’m here to celebrate. I think he needs some sex therapy,” explained Leathers, who is now embracing a career in the porn industry.

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