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Their Real Addiction
New York Post, by Michael Benjamin

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Posted By:toledo, 7/15/2013 8:08:17 AM

My name is Michael, and I’m a recovering politician. After 2 1/2 years of being electorally clean and sober, I’m worried by the return of disgraced ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner and, now, the whoremongering ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer to the public stage. Sure, they’ve been out of politics longer than I, but that doesn’t mean that they can safely use again. Of that I am certain. I used to work as a professional substance-abuse counselor, where I encountered many addicts with various personality disorders, so I have some insight into the minds of addicts and their enablers —

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 7/15/2013 8:26:30 AM     (No. 9424625)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 7/15/2013 10:43:43 AM     (No. 9424865)

good read about the narcissism that drives both these clowns. Apparently part of the personality profile of many a politician.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 7/15/2013 1:02:12 PM     (No. 9425128)

Indeed, #2. The writer nails it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: WhatMediaBias, 7/15/2013 1:24:30 PM     (No. 9425171)

"This time it´s gonna be different. Really!"

----(You Name It) Anonymous

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