storyleak.com After reading Rosenthal’s story in the New York Post and digging through the numerous photos of him dozing off in his chair in the same position day after day, I realized that his story is more than just tabloid-esque gossip. Really, Mark Rosenthal represents the countless fat cat bureaucrats that rake in expansive wads of cash thanks to the hard work of those beneath them. And through connections and mountains of regulation, these leeches continue to fund their expensive lifestyles at the highest levels. Whether we’re talking about union heads or government officials, we see these bureaucrats leeching resources across the board with the ideology that they are invincible to any form of repercussion. In the case of Mark Rosenthal, who is the president of New York City’s largest blue-collar municipal-workers union, members of the executive board told the New York Post that the 400 pound union president spends around $1,500 in union cash on food per month alone — food that he would cram down before napping through his 2 hour work day and heading home to avoid rush hour traffic. Even detailing his favorite restaurants that he would visit on a routine basis using union funds, the executives say that the Mayor Bloomberg-linked Mark Rosenthal would visit local politician hangouts instead of getting work done.
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