Friday, September 28, 2007
Schlitt goes to Ann Arbor
David Schlitt grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts. He attended Columbia University and studied Yiddish. I met him in Columbus, Ohio where we both worked very hard on the John Kerry campaign -- worked hard, but lost, and I have been highly critical of the Democratic machinery ever since, but one of the good things I got out of my two months in Ohio was forming a friendship with David.
After the campaign, he went to Washington DC and worked for pennies for some Jewish non-profit, then he lived in New York for a while, but just this year he has enrolled in graduate studies, history, at the University of Michigan.
Possibly, David has a compelling need to return to the Midwest -- to spend a few years away from coastal trends.