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.
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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.