My Iraq Summer placement is here, I’m moving to Pennslyvania to most likely work in the 19th District, to get Representative Todd Platts to come out against the war.

I’ll post to you how effective I find Iraq Summer to be, and tell you what my first taste of grassroots field organizing is like, whether I am good at it or not, and what my co-workers are like. Can we get Platts to come against the war? I doubt it, though I’ll have to look up some more information about him first. It’s a rural district that covers some of the Harrisburg suburbs, and borders Maryland.

I leave on Sunday to drive to Pittsburgh where I will find out for sure what my placement is. More from the road.

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