I don't despise Saffo.
In my opinion he's made one VERY big mistake and that was the convention center. He side stepped his second mistake by allowing us to vote against the stadium. He mis-spent funds promoting it but the damage was limited by the voter's decision.
It's the attitude that gets me. Its spend the money on us to get others to spend on us. Self investing is one thing - for a government that means to me that we have better infrastructure and better government services and agencies.
Not a government paid for meeting place (the CC)or a government paid for private business (the stadium).
I apologize if my temporary lack of restraint offended you.
(well - maybe not :-).....)
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