These union boss salaries explain how the AFL-CIO–affiliated Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International got so carried away as to bleed Hostess Brands literally to death, throwing 18,500 people out of work and putting an end to the iconic Twinkie:
You can make a nice living as a parasite. On the down side, it only lasts until you have killed off your hosts.
Or, in this case, Hostess.
Hat tip: BadBlue News.