From an Illinois Green Party press release:
Saturday, September 5, 2009
Patrick Kelly, Media Coordinator, Illinois Green Party
Green Party to laid off workers: “Consider Running for Office”
In light of reports that AFSCME union workers’ jobs hang in the balance under Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to cut state spending, the Illinois Green Party offers this suggestion to those who do get laid off: If and when that pink slip comes, don’t despair — consider a run for public office.… Read more ...