Taxpayer Money at Work

Assemblyman Dov Hikind at the anti-Sharon rally, according to the Jerusalem Post:

“The people of Gush Katif—these are the heroes of the Jewish people, these are the best that we have,” blared Dov Hikind, a New York State Assemblyman and Orthodox Jew from Brooklyn who has said that he has put his staff to work to gin up opposition to Sharon’s withdrawal plan. “Have we done everything possible to show Hashem that we care?”

Um, would those be employees of the government of New York State?