I am reliably informed that Luke Ravenstahl refused to accept Patrick Dowd's concession call on Tuesday evening. I plan to address at another time the practical issues associated with the confluence of an uncompliant supermajority on council and the ineptitude of the mayor and his staff, but here are two preliminary points:
(1) no class
(2) Dr. Dowd seems to be better positioned to be a thorn to Mr. Ravenstahl than vice versa.
In other words, this was about as smart as provoking a police officer at Heinz Field on gameday.
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