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Nearly two years after a texting scandal nearly ended his congressional career, Anthony Weiner is in hot water again. Weiner admitted to sending a series of lewd messages and pictures to another woman as soon as last summer - some under the nickname "Carlos Danger" (as if the situation could be no less absurd). Old habits die hard, they say.

Catch up on the history of "Weienrgate" and more breaking news over at Know Your Meme!

Via: U.S. Embassy Tokyo
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Caroline Kennedy is nearing the end of her tenure as US Ambassador to Japan; and she's definitely embracing the stranger side of governmental affairs over there...

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Via: Urban Outfitters
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Though the shirt has been removed from their site (or sold out), Urban Outfitters got into hot water this weekend for this stained and damaged "vintage" Kent State sweater. The historically-minded among you will recognize Kent State as the site of a Vietnam War protest in 1970 that ended with the police shooting of four student protesters.

Urban Outfitters claims that the item's appearance is due to aging, stains, and miscoloration, though obviously it looks more than a little like the violent aftermath of the protest itself. Their official statement on the sweater doesn't help their case much:



TL;DR: Company known for ripping off art designs, pandering to bratty youths, and doing attention-grabbing things to gain publicity among other attention-grabbing bratty youths acts according to form. Carry on.

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