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"I can taek full responsibility 4 mah acshuns--and haz cheezburger?"

After closely following the news this week, two stories have been rolling around in my head, and although I’m not sure how they intersect, I believe somehow they do. Like that fun game of “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon,” there seems to be a connection between the stories, but I can’t quite make out what it is yet.

The impetus for my thinking started with this week’s slow-motion public self-immolation of Rep. Anthony Weiner. When I blogged last week on the subject, I still actually believed that someone had hacked Weiner’s Twitter account. After all, a young, smart professional who was so obviously in the public eye, surrounded by savvy media handlers and PR advisors, would never be dumb enough to send questionable photos over a social media site like some drunken frat boy.

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