Frustrating, but not surprising, that the lefties sympathise with somebody who has a job but has chosen to leave it because life is easier on benefits.
This strikes me as a clear sign that the safety net should be removed, or at least made smaller. There's no way average joe taxpayer should be obliged to pay someone else's way when they've voluntarily left gainful employment.
There are numerous quotes on this website about how we need to spend more on our welfare state, and how nobody would "choose" a life on benefits, and here we have somebody doing exactly that. Many (including me) will continue to support a government that removes this option.