Clr. Gallo stated at last week’s council meeting that Aurora’s Arts & Culture scene had been murdered in cold blood as though he was acting out a scene from one of the popular C.S.I. series. The only thing missing in his presentation were a pair of sunglasses he could lower David Caruso style.
This was the subject of my column this week, which you can read here:
If you missed the over-the-top statement you can of course watch the meeting on Rogers here:
Considering Clr. Gallo fully intended his remark to be heard by the public as a soundbite, an audio snippet is provided here:
I’m not sure how Clr. Gallo arrived at such a conclusion given the fact that his skills of deduction are not all that sharp. Remember this is the same Clr. that rose a “point of something” : http://christopherwatts.posterous.com/point-of-something
For anyone to reduce an entire town’s arts & culture output to a single, or couple events, or organizations, or to contend that if special treatment is not extended to one organization, is insulting to the town as a whole and shows a startling limited comprehension of running the town’s business while observing the big picture.
It certainly calls in to question how Clr. Gallo perceives the town’s role in handling sponsorships in a fair and equitable manner.
On this issue, and several others Clr. Gallo has only demonstrated one thing consistently:
That he is dead wrong.