Progressive Politician Who Choked Women Now Teaches Meditation

Channel your inner politician. Let the force of your progressive politics flow out through your hands and around her neck. Be the best Schneiderman you can be.

They allege that he repeatedly hit them, often after drinking, frequently in bed and never with their consent. Manning Barish and Selvaratnam categorize the abuse he inflicted on them as “assault.” They did not report their allegations to the police at the time, but both say that they eventually sought medical attention after having been slapped hard across the ear and face, and also choked. Selvaratnam says that Schneiderman warned her he could have her followed and her phones tapped, and both say that he threatened to kill them if they broke up with him. 

We're talking about New York's Attorney General who has a new career now.

A smiling Schneiderman was included in a group picture of graduates of a meditation teaching program on the Facebook page of The Path, a meditation center in New York City.

"We are SO proud to announce that we graduated two phenomenal classes of meditation teachers this weekend! All are now certified meditation teachers, and we're looking forward to see how they'll spread their wisdom + joy," the posting, which was since deleted, said.

The Path's website describes the $2,400, 100-hour teacher training class as being "for people who want to master mindfulness and lovingkindness meditation."

Lovingkindness indeed. And cash?

 Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman used nearly $340,000 in political campaign funds to pay the law firm that represented him during an investigation of allegations that he physically abused several women, according to campaign finance reports reviewed by The Associated Press.

The practice is legal, but reform activists say Schneiderman and other politicians are exploiting lax campaign finance rules.

Meditate on that.

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