Today is Anthony Weiner's last official day on the job. The Speaker's office received a copy of his resignation letter yesterday. Unlike his circus-like press conferences, his letter was short and simple:
"I hereby resign as a member of the House of Representatives for New York's Ninth Congressional District, effective at midnight, June 21, 2011. It has been an honor to serve the people of Queens and Brooklyn."
In this Last Word web extra, Lawrence adds some much-needed perspective to this ending saga.