Really, that's his excuse.
In KC's public records lawsuit over the roads report:
Sabine also questioned the use of social media that allows preliminary documents to be sent out on blogs and websites though they are not a finished product.
"Let the staff do its job," he said.
Assistant City Attorney Greg Lusitana said releasing draft documents can create problems for staff.
"The city needs to be able to have a decision-making process free from second-guessing by public questioning of funding options," said Lusitana.
It's an arrogant, condescending attitude toward the public reminiscent of Nancy Pelosi. "We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it."