A reporter asked me to comment on the fact that the CVC has booked the 2007 convention of the National Rifle Association.
I don’t share the NRA’s views on guns. But, we don’t judge conventions. We welcome them. We look forward to 60,000 people staying in our hotels, eating in our restaurants, and spending money in our stores.
(In a related development, I am trying to find out which of my clever staff members referred to the convention as "a shot in the arm for the local hospitality industry.")