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Weiner To Mag: Internet Probably Caused Mayoral Bid Collapse

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What caused Anthony Weiner's downfall in the mayor's race? Maybe it was the Internet.

Weiner offers that theory in a GQ magazine profile called "The Year of Living Carlos Dangerously."

The title is a reference to the alias he used while sharing sexually charged messages with a woman online.

In the article, Weiner says "Maybe if the Internet didn't exist? Like, if I was running in 1955? I'd probably get elected mayor."

He also goes on to say that despite his sexting scandals, he loves his wife and would never pick up another woman.

Those scandals helped derail Weiner's bid for City Hall.

He won less than five percent of the vote in the Democratic primary.

The former Congressman has made some television appearances since the primary, including a stint as a NY1 Wise Guy on "Road to City Hall."

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