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September 11th, 2013
06:38 PM ET

Adios, Carlos Danger: Anthony Weiner comes up short in NYC primary

The saddest part about Anthony Weiner losing his bid for the Democratic nomination in the New York City mayoral race is that there were so many puns left to be written.

Weiner came in 5th place in Tuesday night's primary election.

After realizing his mayoral dreams had gone limp, he gave a concession speech, where he conveniently failed to mention his wife, the woman who stood by his side throughout his embarrassing sex scandals.

Then, he let his inner Carlos Danger shine, by flashing reporters the one body part Weiner had managed to keep under control for all this time: his middle finger.

CNN's Erin McPike reports.

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