The problem for Weiner is that New Yorkers do know him, and they've had enough. Bright guy, to be sure, and his positions are often right on the money. But he's a nasty guy whose abiltiy to work with others is limited, his accomplishments are few and who knows what would come from his inabilty to control his sexual impulses. It is obvious that he will lose.
Netanyahu at Holocaust memorial ceremony: Nazis slandered Jews before destroying them (Haaretz)
from the article: Weiner vows in video to stay in New York City mayoral race