Okay, I'm still unemployed after months, and I joined an employment agency in the hopes of getting some work. The first two companies were total retards, but they said that they found me some temp work getting signatures/signing up people to vote/whatever with this random advocacy group of some sort. It's for the month of June only, but it pays decent, and they reward getting over your quota. "Hey," I think! "I can do that! Way better than no work at all!" So I rode out this morning in my Monday best, shaking hands and taking names.
And then I sit down. They explain that it's actually a petition that they want signatures for. Oh, okay. No big deal, I guess. Probably some zoning ordinance, at worst maybe a little deregulation request. I can hold my nose and do this, right?
And then I asked what it was for.
They used the most flowery corporate zombie wording they could to overexplain the purpose of it, but unfortunately for them, I'm politically savvy and spoke the language. Within minutes, I realize that they are asking me to gather signatures so that the State of Arizona doesn't have to honor any Federal laws that would protect the rights of gays. I stand up, shove the clipboard back at this man and say, "I morally refuse to help you marginalize me."
Another guy, hispanic, looks at me and asks, as any normal person would, "I didn't understand, what does all that stuff mean?" I quickly explain it to him, as the very white guy giving this temp job and his very perky white assistant look very, very worried. His eyes grow wide, he looks at the fear in their eyes and says, "Man, fuck this place!"
We left the building together like action movie buddy cops.