Scott Thomas replied to the topic Hello! My name is Mike, your “favorite punching bag.” in the forum Young Government Leaders LA 7 years, 6 months ago
Seagal….spokesman for Federal Workers? Best idea I’ve heard in a long time! I think YGL-LA should reach out to him, maybe make a PSA video for youtube? 🙂
Great discussion Mike, and I love the proactive approach to changing the stereotype. I also think federal workers don’t “fight back” because they are too busy fighting wars, keeping GPS alive, keeping terrorists of our planes, helping the poor, treating the elderly, and so on and so on.
The rhetoric we hear bothers me too. Specifically, the false comparisons to private sector jobs. Even if they were true, shouldn’t the pay and benefits question be “What is deserving and provides the American Dream?” or “What does the other guy get?” Remember what we learned at age 4: “two wrongs don’t make a right?” How come so many forgot this lesson?
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