Before Hillary Clinton spoke at a dinner at the Grand Hyatt last night, Representative Anthony Weiner chatted with reporters about the September 22 "Stop Iran" rally, which was originally going to include appearances by both Clinton and Sarah Palin, but from which, after Clinton pulled out, all elected officials were disinvited.
“I don’t believe this was a grand conspiracy. It was a complete mess by the organizers. It got too political,” Weiner said. He added, jokingly, “The casualty here? Me.”