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...rambling rants, thoughts and musings on mostly political topics - from your late night blogger.

Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Martin not as successful with 'democratic' deficit as he was with the real one 
(en francais)

"No longer will the key to Ottawa be who do you know. We are going to condemn to history the practice and the politics of cronyism,"
Paul Martin, Quebec City 2004



Edit: from today's Windsor Star editorial, on Paul Martin's promise to fix the 'Democratic Deficit'.
"At least Mr. Dithers didn't hem and haw about breaking that promise. He smashed it at the first opportunity and has been jumping up and down on the broken shards ever since."
Their closer is bang on:
"But until all senators are elected instead of unilaterally appointed, the upper chamber will remain impotent, illegitimate and emptier than one of Martin's campaign promises."

One Person - One Vote at a Time

Paul Synnott at 2:46 AM    | en francais | Go to Top|


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