Letter to the Editor, Toronto Star, May 27. Unpublished.
Re The folly of the 'density creep' crew, May 26:
This column by Heather Mallick is an object lesson on how not to debate an issue.
Mallick disagrees with residents' objections to a real estate development on their street. "A surly bunch," she describes them. "Stubby-legged and trousered, sturdy as the two-storey, single-family homes they're defending, they pose in a hostile clump as they alert all Toronto to a coming menace. If you want to catch them smiling, turn the photo upside down."
Mallick does not like the message, so she attacks the messenger.