More than 500 social-media campaigners in California are being offered $2,500 a month to spread Mike Bloomberg’s message as “deputy field operatives.”
However, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times, the small slice of the candidate’s vast personal fortune has not ensured the operatives’ dedication or loyalty.
The newly formed social-media army has been tasked with spending 20 to 30 hours a week on text messages, phone calls, and social-media posts geared toward leveraging their personal networks to secure Bloomberg’s victory in California’s Democratic primary.
But four out of the five Bloomberg operatives who spoke anonymously with the LA Times said their primary motivation for joining Bloomberg’s campaign was the money.
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