One of his first jobs after law school was as a public advocate in Kentucky.
He is also a candidate for the city's public advocate.
In the end, they said, he did not want a difficult, unsuccessful campaign, such as his 1993 race for public advocate.
Post was also a leading public advocate of the open shop system.
But then he found technology, and became his own kind of public advocate.
It would be better to have a public advocate who was not planning another campaign so soon.
"But I don't see any of the other public advocate candidates' either."
He even considered running for public advocate again in last year's race.
"We actually want to return the union to its roots of being a strong public advocate."
"If people run as public advocate, should they be second in line to the mayor?"