The dragway refusniks have done themselves no favours by seriously ticking off Mr. Stanhope to the point the angry voice has been let out of the box in a fiesty media release.
The Canberra community was entitled to ask just how genuine the complaints of certain anti-dragway groups really were, after revelations that one group planned to invite the ACT Government to a non-existent meeting, solely for the purposes of issuing an angry press release if the invitation was refused
And our brave leader is no stranger to the angry media release.
UPDATED: Our Brave Leader has kinder words for the North Canberra Community Council after what would appear to have been some hurried bridge building.
Chief Minister Jon Stanhope said he was pleased to learn that an email to members of the North Canberra Community Council suggesting that he be invited to a meeting on the proposed dragway and then attacked in a press release if he refused, had been the work of a single member and did not reflect the tactics or intentions of the council as a whole or its executive committee.