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Barack Obama: I’d resign if I were Anthony Weiner

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Barack Obama, Anthony Weiner

Among the many duties that come with being Commander-in-Chief, being prepared for hypothetical scenarios is near the top of the list. As such, President Barack Obama told NBC in an interview that if he ever got caught using Twitter to send pictures of his penis to young women, he would step down. Or, to quote the man directly, "If it was me, I would resign." "It" in this situation is, of course, Rep. Anthony Weiner. 

While the man didn't directly call on Weiner to resign, he did give the embattled Congressman a refresher in civics: 

"Public service is exactly that, it’s a service to the public. When you get to the point where, because of various personal distractions, you can’t serve as effectively as you need to at the time when people are worrying about jobs and their mortgages and paying the bills, then you should probably step back.”

"Should probably" — strong words from Mr. Obama! He clearly doesn't read Nerve as often as we thought he did.