A new possibility has come up that explains ALL the strange facts in this story…here’s the theory.
1) Weiner didn’t send the photo – it was a frame-up
2) Weiner is hiding something – and the photo is of him (he didn’t deny it today) – and that’s why he doesn’t want a law enforcement investigation OR he knows how sent it.
Here’s a theory on the the photo.. – the photo could have been sent from a phone. (Not sent from a computer.)
I am going out on a limb here and I’d like emphasize this is a THEORY – but one that explains a lot.l. If this happened, I believe the most logical person to have done it is @PatriotUSA76 –a person that we actually know almost nothing about, by the way. For example, I don’t know for sure that their name is Dan Wolfe or even their gender. Like Weiner, I think there’s been some strange behavior on their part as well.
If both PatriotUSA76 AND Rep. Weiner would be less obtuse, this story would be a lot clear. This theory explains why both are acting obtuse.
Here’s what this theory explains
- How the photo got into Weiner’s Twit Strem
- Weiner’s claim he didn’t send the photo
- Weiner’s refusal to say the photo wasn’t him
- Some bizarre behavior I’ve witnessed from @PatriotUSA76
- @PatriotUSA76 saying repeatedly that anyone could look at their computer
- The EXIF on the photo not matching
- Weiner’s claim today “Pictures can be manipulated. Pictures can be dropped in and inserted.”
- Weiner statements that he had not called police to investigate the matter
- Gennette’s claim not to be involved
Patriot’s Story Of How They Saw The Tweet Is Very Implausible
Here’s what Patriot told me….
I never folllowed Gennette. I said before I was on Weiner’s page when it happened. Said a few times already
Someone should talk about coincidence of why Weiner was right there to delete tweet. That’s a big coincidence too.
Not only was he right there to delete the tweet – which he admits. He deleted it seconds after – 1-5 seconds. Pretty big conincidence
We know from the timeline that RepWeiner didn’t have a public tweet for 3+ hours.
Then the picture came in
Patriot says they had Weiner’s page up. Why? Again — Weiner hadn’t said anything for 3+ hours. Why keep the page up?
Then the the tweet with the picture goes up and according to Patriot, within 5 seconds Weiner took the tweet down. BUT – there’s no way for Patriot to have known that.
And Patriot saw it – how again?
From Scoovy In Comments…
I agree with a lot of this and have talked to people about it but haven’t written it down yet. So I’ll just copy and paste – read their whole comment , about 84 in
Let’s say that Weiner has in fact been engaging in inappropriate DM tweets with girls. Perhaps through a tip, the patriotusa76 crowd heard about this. Someone (not saying it was patriotusa76 himself) figured out a way to get into Weiner’s twitter account and was able to read these conversations as they were happening. I’m not saying Weiner was hacked and his password was changed. I’m saying someone had gained knowledge of Weiner’s Twitter password. The knowledge of these conversations was then leaked to a small group of twitter partisans (patriotusa76, goatred, etc.) Let’s say this has been going on for some time and started several weeks ago.
This would explain why this crowd knew of a looming twitter sex scandal that would involve Weiner and an incriminating photo/image, as well as his inappropriate messages. But this knowledge presented a problem — how to get this info out into the world. If this was in fact going on and the “hacker” knew about it, the “hacker” couldn’t leak it himself — it was private info that was gained illegally. So why not take the incriminating photo that’s been screengrabbed (again, I’m saying that Weiner actually did DM the photo, but did it perhaps weeks ago), log into his Twitter account and make it look like Weiner “accidentally” sent it publicly. Presto — Weiner has been “outed.”
In this scenario, both sides are technically right — Weiner was “hacked,” but Weiner actually did send the photo once upon a time and has been engaged in improper behavior