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Andrew Breitbart Returns to O.C. With Weiner Photos, Dirty Laundry

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For someone whose latest claim to fame is collecting smutty photos of a disgraced male congressman and threatening to post them online, Andrew Breitbart sure gets a lot of love from Orange County conservatives.

Breitbart returned from Weinerville Thursday night to promote his book at the Tea Room at the Newport Beach Golf Course. Breitbart played right into the arms of the crowd which gave him a standing ovation before he even mentioned the title of his book, "Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!"

A couple weeks ago when Rep. Anthony Weiner sent a public reply that he intended to send as a direct message on Twitter, Breitbart took notice immediately. When Weiner claimed he was hacked, Breitbart, whose previous claim to fame was teaching Matt Drudge how to write ridiculous headlines, saw his opening and went for it. "I had vindication running through my veins," he told the Daily Pilot. "I had to prove I was right." And so he flew to New York this week and Kanye'd Weiner's confession speech.

From the reactions of the crowd at an event last night you'd think Breitbart is singlehandedly spearheading a Republican Party rennaisance. But every renaissance needs thought leaders or at least ideas. And unfortunately neither Breitbart nor the GOP leadership on Capitol Hill seem to have any new ideas.

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But Breitbart does claim to have the truth and as he keeps repeating -- including in the video below talking to the OC Register's Frank Mickadeit -- it's a "triple x, over-the-top, homoerotic" photo of Anthony Weiner. Please, someone save us from the truth!