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Michael C. Lazarchick

Without job, but workin’ the campaign trail

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The New York Times has a story I’m surprised Alex Pickett hasn’t picked up on: Candidates for city office usually scrape by with traditional sorts of volunteers: college students, retirees, the occasional neighborhood activist. But this year, a different crowd is landing on their doorsteps: bankers, lawyers, accountants, real estate brokers and other highly credentialed professionals, all of whom have been laid off. They are flooding the offices of even the most obscure campaigns, looking for purpose and fighting off…

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