Use the C word, Luke.
If you want to force push your representative into supporting your Library, you must use the C word.
Think kindergarten levels of repetition.
The C word?
If you don't believe me about the weight of this word, sit down, watch the news, and count how many times you hear a politician use it. Speak their language.
Libraries serve *everyone*. They are bipartisan in nature. We are not niche arts programmes, we are a social safety net and the nation's think tank.
I must confess I meant to write this a bit earlier during the perfect storm of Budget Season. I couldn't work up the stomach to do so until
I Saw It Again
As someone that was awarded an A in killing people, as well as someone that knows a whole heck of a lot of brave firefighters, I feel as though I can unequivocally say that, yes, we are in the same company as the Army and the Fire Department when it comes down to budget time.
"Why?" you ask. Perhaps "That's absurd!" you posit.