From Senate to Slices: Disgraced Ex-State Senator Hiram Monserrate Working at a Pizza Place

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If you’re a shamed former politician, the smartest course of action would be to tie yourself to something lovable. Enter: pizza!

Former state senator Hiram Monserrate, was voted out after he was accused of beating, dragging and slashing his girlfriend with a broken glass. (He was later convicted of misdemeanor assault.) A year later, he’s now working the counter at a new pizza place in¬†Queens, New York.

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The New York Post reports that though Monserrate, who has also pleaded not guilty to corruption charges laid against him last fall, is evasive regarding the question of ownership, but the pizza place is registered with the¬†Department of State with his mother’s address on record.

Though the Post reports that women are already boycotting the pizza place, Monserrate is simply saying, “I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to serve again.” (via New York Post)

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