Sometimes I'm a little slow on the uptake, so help me understand this issue. Rocky sides with the LDS Church initially on the Main Street Plaza. He then demonstrates his true colors, and the fact that he is in the pocket of the ACLU, and flip-flops to be adamantly opposed to the LDS Church position. He then gets flak from the City Council and former Mayor Deedee Corradini, who structured the deal, so he accuses the City Council of being biased because members are LDS (implying that he is totally objective).
His actions inject greater religious conflict into the matter, and he becomes a divisive agent in the situation. Then he stands beside two men of unquestionable integrity, Jon Huntsman and LDS Church Bishop H. David Burton, and appears to offer an olive branch by proposing the church donate additional land to the city for an inarguably worthy cause.
So the church pays $8.1 million for land i has no control over, according to Rocky, but if it will donate another 2.5 acres to the city, he will try to help the church get what it thought it bought in the first place.
Ross, who became Rocky when he couldn't win an election, and who will likely want to be called Rambo in the next election, continues his life as a chameleon.
Vaughn L. Pulsipher