Mr. Romoff, Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Ravenstahl all took pains to say big ideas, calculated risk and optimism are keys to progress, with Mr. Romoff lamenting Pittsburghers' tendency to hold on to the past while "kicking and screaming."
"It is about time we all embraced the future," Mr. Romoff said. (P-G, Joe Smydo)
How easy it is to mock people for resisting change when you define the options for them.
On an unrelated note, Tonya Payne is now the odds-on favorite to assume the role of City Council President. It would not be inaccurate to describe her as a strong ally of the mayor, nor would it be inappropriate to examine her history with the Penguins as a window into her governing style.
It is about time we all embraced the future.