"Yet the public perception of the economy is a poor one."
It is very much at odds with the public perception of him.
There still seems to be a public perception that teachers have it easy.
Those steps and others, he said, have changed the public perception of the city.
But in terms of public perception, the connection has already been made.
"I believe public perception in the 90's is very different on the issue of how women are represented," she said.
If he can change public perceptions along the way, all the better.
What has also changed over the last 40 years is the public perception of the piece.
"They're not comfortable with what they think the public perception will be," he said.
But the public perception this year was that the team didn't get everything out of itself.