Last week we wrote about Rod Breitmaier's personal economic boycott to protest state worker furloughs. The DMV IT auditor has vowed he won't spend a cent on Furlough Fridays.
We were curious whether he'd received any feedback from his story in The Bee. Here's what he told us in a recent e-mail:
Actually the support has been stronger than I had hoped for. As you know I work in an audit environment, and have even had positive feedback from management. Many of my friends and co-workers love the idea of no spending on Furlough Fridays.
... I think some will join the one man protest and curb spending on that day. I have had a few offers to buy me milk. A few colleagues have even printed the picture of me and posted outside their cubicle with "Rod for Governor" on it. What a compliment -- though obviously tongue-in-cheek ...