- The Washington Times - Monday, March 24, 2014

Disgraced former congressman and nude selfie aficionado Anthony Weiner has joined Business Insider as a monthly columnist for the website’s politics page, the section’s editor announced Monday.

The new column, which will be titled “Weiner!”, will run on the last Friday of each month beginning this week.

“It will feature Weiner’s thoughts on the top political issues of the day imbued with his unique insider’s perspective,” Hunter Walker wrote.

“We believe the unique combination of brashness and wonkiness that made Weiner one of last year’s most memorable candidates and one of the most high-profile advocates for health care reform during his time in Congress will make him a perfect fit for Business Insider,” he said.

The Democrat resigned from Congress in 2011 after he admitted to exchanging sexually explicit messages with several women who weren’t his wife. A second sexting scandal arose when he entered politics again last summer to run for New York City mayor.

He isn’t letting his raunchy past get in the way of his new career as a columnist, though.

“It’s great to have the opportunity to add to the always smart and often iconoclastic coverage of politics and policy at Business Insider,” Mr. Weiner said. “I look forward to a spirited conversation with the BI community.”

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