As we documented last week, Democrat Anthony Weiner’s Twitter escapades have made an enormous impact on the political world, both in how other politicians on Twitter have reacted to the scandal (tweets across all Congress members are down 28%) and Weiner himself, who is under enormous pressure to resign.

At the moment, he’s standing his ground. And maybe with good reason, as a new Anthony Weiner figure from Herobuilders.com – available in standard and the enhanced, adult-only edition – is proving so popular with fans that it’s repeatedly crashing their website.

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