Out of context. The quote is about queries regarding the documents released last Friday, not about the legality questioned here.
Speaks to attitude, which IMO opinion is relevant to this thread: We are popular, therefore we can dismiss criticism rather than respond.
The fact the govt is backpedalling and desperately attempting to reframe the email, suggests they have been caught out.
I don't want to make this personal - but whose attitude?
Seems to me that some bias or "attitude" is needed to make a fuss about something completely normal in politics (or business for that matter).