Are you confused about the G20 summit, like me?

On the one hand, you have Campbell Newman talking up the event as a wonderful opportunity for Brisbane, a showcase for our city and a chance to shine in the world's spotlight.

On the other hand, you have the trashy mainstream media predicting violent riots in the streets, mass arrests and clouds of tear gas wafting through South Brisbane and West End.

Somewhere in the middle is the coalition of "Issue Motivated Groups" who want to use the opportunity for legitimate protest actions against the policies of the assembled world leaders, but are understandably apprehensive about the security response they might encounter.

I wonder whose vision of G20 will prevail?

Cheers

Kerrod Trott
Editor, Westender

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