09.20.2017 10:16 AM

Free advice to political staffers

From Allen J., from my piece in HuffPo:

Preliminaries done, MacEachen rendered his advice. I didn’t take notes, but I never forgot what he said.

“Two things,” he said. “Don’t stay longer than two years. You will grow cynical, and that will hurt you and it will hurt the ones you serve.”

He paused.

“The ones who stay longer than two years ultimately become glorified bag-carriers.”


  1. Moose says:

    Like those functionaries that triple delete information and emails owned by the citizenry and leaves taxpayers damaged at the behest of the party and superiors, we may love these people as friends but they are indeed felons

  2. Tim Sullivan says:

    What’s the second thing?

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