Breitbart hijacks podium before Weiner can take the mike at press conf. 

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart unexpectedly burst onto the stage and took over the mic before Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) scheduled press conference this afternoon.  Brietbart held court for over ten minutes, addressed "Weinergate," demanding an apology from Rep. Weiner, and discussed other unrelated subjects during his impromptu remarks.  - JVLaB

UPDATE from the Associated Press:

NEW YORK (AP) — The conservative blogger whose website published racy photos of a New York congressman says his posts have been accurate and that his reputation is being smeared by the congressman.

Before a news conference called by U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (WEE'-nuhr), blogger Andrew Breitbart (BRYTE'-bart) took to the podium to explain his side of the story that has threatened Weiner's political career.

Breitbart's odd, impromptu press conference in Manhattan comes on the heels of a second batch of racy photos purported to show the congressman and were sent online. Last week, a picture of a man's crotch was sent from Weiner's Twitter account. He says the account was hacked and he doesn't know if it was a picture of him.


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