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

Saturday, April 15, 2006

Amazing what they let hicks do these days 
(en francais)

Work hard, say the right things and Toronto's cultural elite may even allow you to grace their hallowed halls.

Good thing Ontario's new Culture Minister Caroline Di Cocco isn't from Petrolia, then she'd really be in trouble.
Canada never lacks for culture ministers

As for Di Cocco, Ontario's new culture minister, it's much too soon to predict how she will fare. One point in her favour: As culture critic when the Liberals were in opposition, she knows the file. One disadvantage: She's from Sarnia, which is not exactly the centre of Ontario's cultural industries.
Tongue in cheek or not, this is insulting on so many levels.

I wonder how the "centre of Ontario's cultural industries" would fare if all of us hicks from the rest of the province spent our money elsewhere.

Those who can, do. Those who can't ...

Paul Synnott at 8:54 a.m.    | en francais | Go to Top|


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