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05-21-2012, 10:28 AM
Going North
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Originally Posted by Speedy Sanderson View Post
Maybe people will get upset at some point, but I don't hear anyone talking about the Arena deal or this latest issue (other than a few nutballs on the Dispatch online site). I agree that they should operate in public and be accountable to Franklin County residents, but there's sort of a malaise in Columbus about a lot of things, this issue included.
In the decade plus since the failed vote in the mid-ninties, the organization hasn't done enough to build goodwill towards the city. Taking the vote public would have been a resounding failure for Priest and Co.

I'll agree there will always be that anti-government "fringe" to begin with, but this really has me thinking. Bailing out the organization thru the Arena deal is one thing, but this is on a whole other level.

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