(Lauren Evans) Despite its often corrosive effects, Anthony Weiner is attracted to the spotlight like a moth to a flame, or a cell phone to a crotch. Less than a week has passed since his primary night meltdown (and it is fair to call slinking through a McDonald's a "meltdown"), but he's already back in front of the cameras, appearing yesterday on NY1 to participate in Errol Louis' "Inside City Hall."

Weiner touched briefly on his loss, applauding de Blasio on his finesse when it came to addressing concerns of the electorate. "There is this level of discontent and concern out there that Bill de Blasio tapped into, did it skillfully, he won, I lost," he said, attributing de Blasio's success also to his ability to paint a very specific picture of what he will strive to achieve as mayor.

"They [voters] really do take this notion seriously, of trying to envision what kind of city they'll have with the next guy, and de Blasio was able to do that, and I think that's why he's going to be a good mayor," he conceded.

Read More: Gothamist

Photo Credit: Getty Images