Saturday, August 12, 2006

What's The Sharpie Marker For?

Via Governing magazine's site, a reminder of what it is like to be an politician's aide:

“Your job is to remain at all times within the mayor’s line of sight. You should constantly adjust your position so the mayor can see you and call you over if need be.”

- One of the instructions in "Staffing the Mayor," a confidential memo given to aides of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa that, among other things, instructs them to carry Listerine breath strips, business cards, two pens, a Sharpie marker, a notepad, a small hand sanitizer and bottled water

Source: Los Angeles Times

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