Primo: This labor organization is having candidate meetings next Wednesday.
Primo: This is where they decide if they are going to endorse you.
Primo: So it's important that I go.
Me: Why does an endorsement matter so much?
Primo: By endorse, I mean, "Tell their members to vote for certain candidates."
Me: Ah. Yes. Then you need to go.
Primo: They have two sessions. One from 9:00 to 11:00 and the other from 3:00 to 5:00.
Me: That's it?
Me: So --- if you actually have a job - especially a labor or union kind of job - the kind where you get paid by the hour for journeyman work or something like that --
Primo: Uh huh.
Me: You either can't go or it costs you money to go.
Me: So they really don't care if working people run for office, do they?
Primo: Doesn't look like it.