If Anti-Hotel Ad's Going to Refer to Our Reporting, It Should At Least Be Accurate
To be clear, council member Jerry Allen didn't tell Sam, "When the hotel fails, I'll be off council, so I can't be held accountable." Rather, Sam had asked him: What happens if the city drops $500 million on the hotel and it doesn't post the promised profit? To which District 10's rep responded: "That's an element of risk that's out there. ... Of course, by that time, I'll be off council. So I cannot be held accountable." Just so we're clear before you watch the latest Citizens Against the Taxpayer-Owned Hotel ad.
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