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Weiner and Spitzer Out; Hasidim Buying Votes?

Plus another Daft Punk High Holiday parody video, and more in the news

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New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner meets with people on a street corner In Harlem on September 10, 2013 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

• Last night’s New York City primary elections left disgraced Jews Anthony Weiner and Anthony Spitzer in the dust, conceding defeat and, hopefully, any future airtime. [NYT]

• That Shabbat-observant drug ring looks tame compared to Gothamist’s reports of brazen voter fraud allegedly being carried out by Hasidic Jews in South Williamsburg. [Gothamist]

• On the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a city—and a nation—reflects. [NYT]

• Russia is reportedly selling an anti-aircraft missile defense system and a nuclear reactor to Iran. [Times of Israel]

• Tablet contributor Andrew Marantz offers an eerie glimpse into what modern-day, tech-saturated The Truman Show-style paranoia looks like. [New Yorker]

• We’re a little late to this, but there is apparently more than one Daft Punk “Get Lucky” High Holiday parody videos. You’re welcome, world.

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Weiner and Spitzer Out; Hasidim Buying Votes?

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