Comment: Huh. Honesty goes a long way (pun intended)

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Huh. Honesty goes a long way (pun intended)

Howdy. I don't know you, never even heard of you but your words ring of honesty and humility. I really appreciate this post where you tell people some pitfalls to avoid.

And it certainly is a big risk. I was an officer in R3VOLUTION March and a million little things could have gone wrong and trashed an event that people gave generously to. And we had something you didn't: a large team of veteran activists who dedicated about 6 months of non-stop work to make it happen. Were mistakes made? Yes, by every single one of us but fortunately there was always someone to fill in and take up the slack. We also raised up a boatload of money from donations and this was just down to TIMING. It just came at a time when the movement was...frankly more interested in massing than other pursuits. But it's easy to imagine how the whole thing could have flopped.

I sure hope you don't have to end up working to resolve this situation. That doesn't seem right somehow.

There is nothing strange about having a bar of soap in your right pocket, it's just what's happening.