No, no, no. [Read]
Tell me this is all a misquote.
Look, I like you personally from the brief interactions we've had. I like the folks you work with. And I'm grateful you were big enough to put aside past differences and reach out to me on more than one occasion. Really.
But don't do this.
I'm telling you, SAF will be harmed like you won't believe. You won't be able to explain it away if you do.
I'm telling you as a friend. I know you have legislative insights I don't. But I have insights of my own, and I'm seeing a mood and a sentiment you must not be seeing, that you won't see in the halls of government, and that those giving you media coverage certainly know nothing about. Don't discount it.
UPDATE: Workman gives the details.