Yesterday, over at Northern Reflections, Owen had a trenchant post on Justice Minister Peter MacKay, a man who has always struck me as one of the most profoundly incompetent members of the Harper cabinet. After reading the post, I couldn’t help but think of one of the classic skits by Monty Python, The Upper-Class Twit . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: About Upper-Class Twits and Peter MacKay
Yesterday I write a brief post expressing my disdain for the fact that Peter MacKay and his family are on the cover of the ‘celebrity’ magazine Hello! Canada. That disdain springs not only from his incompetent and dishonest performance on more than one occasion as a long-standing cabinet minister in the Harper government, but . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Dishonourable Minister of Duplicity
The web blurb for Hello Canada! magazine states the following: HELLO! Canada brings you the latest celebrity & royal news from around the world.
This is what graces its current cover:
Impoverished indeed are we as a nation* if a minister as consistently and profoundly incompetent as Peter MacKay and his family are deemed worthy . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: My, My, My
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I have written numerous past posts both on the F-35 jets and the Minister of Incompetence who presides over the file in Canada, Peter MacKay. Despite the fact that the aircraft has had problems from almost the beginning, the myth of its superiority and the myth that it would cost our government $75 million dollars . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Conservative And F-35 Myths
I was feeling just a tad depressed today until I read this story. Recommend this Post