'Naysayers' raise valid concerns Print

From the StarPhoenix June 8, 2011

Following the announcement of Ellen Remai's $30-million donation to the Art Gallery of Saskatchewan (AGS) - sorry, Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan - Mayor Don Atchison attempted to silence critics this way:

"There are a lot of naysayers who say you can't raise $20 million.

Negative connotations like that don't help a fundraising campaign. . . .

(This announcement) should put those people's thought process to rest."

If I may, Your Worship: Why are people automatically "naysayers" (a.k.a. "naysaying minimalists") for expressing genuine concerns about such an expensive, controversial project?

Read the full article at the StarPhoenix website.