Taxpayers Could Be Forced to Eat a Million Dollar Weiner

It was bad enough to have to put up with this psychotic buffalo chip in Congress all these years, but to add insult to injury, taxpayers are going to be giving him money for a long time to come:

While Rep. Anthony Weiner may no longer have the benefit of Congress’ generous health care plan once he resigns, he will still be able to collect his pension and other benefits that could total more than $1 million during his lifetime.

According to an analysis of his available benefits by the National Taxpayers Union, the New York Democrat’s pension and a savings plan lawmakers have access to similar to a 401(k) could be worth $1.12 million to $1.28 million.

At 46, Weiner will not be eligible for his pension for another decade, at which point he could begin drawing a reduced rate of $32,357 a year, according to NTU. If he waits until age 62 to begin drawing his pension, he will receive his full benefits, or $46,224, according to NTU’s calculations.

Even still, he’s going to have to work, and he has very few skills aside from being fluent in class warfare rhetoric and a fair to middling amateur photographer.

Weiner better grab that job offer from Larry Flynt while he can. It would also bring this thing to an fittingly dignified conclusion.

Hey, do you think his wife was trying to humiliate Weiner by dragging him to a grocery store just three hours after he resigned?

Author: Doug Powers

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