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Former Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced on Monday to 21 months in prison for maintaining a sexually explicit online relationship with a 15-year-old girl, the culmination of a dramatic fall from grace for the rising political star-turned-registered sex offender.

A mayoral forum that shed extensive light on numerous issues facing New Yorkers and the next mayoral administration once again came down to sparring over Anthony Weiner’s judgment and, well, you know.

“He’s a self-pleasuring freak,” Republican candidate George McDonald said during a round of questions concerning Day 1 priorities.

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner has dropped from first place among likely Democratic primary voters in the race for mayor a week ago to fourth place today, following revelations that he continued carrying on sexually explicit online relationships after quitting Congress, according to a survey released July 29.

The latest poll from Quinnipiac University has City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) back in the lead in the Democratic Primary, with the support of 27 percent of survey respondents, compared to 16 percent for Weiner. In between were Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, with 21 percent and former Comptroller Bill Thompson, with 20 percent.

The newest and most controversial candidate in the mayoral race, Anthony Weiner, said he knows he’s got a lot to prove but believes New Yorkers will be looking forward when choosing the next mayor.

“We’re making a big mistake if we think that voters are looking to the past,” Weiner said in a sitdown Friday with the Queens Chronicle editorial staff, the first of his candidacy. “When they go to flip that switch, it is a fundamental, forward-looking, aspirational thing.”