Ford for Senator?

It’s too bad for Rob Ford that Mr. Harper has suddenly become gun-shy about appointing colourful Conservatives to the Senate.

Can you imagine what Prime Minister Harper and his Conservative henchmen would be saying if Toronto’s mayor was a disciple of the Liberal or NDP philosophy?

John Baird for one would be banging his fists and maybe both shoes on the pulpit of pious indignation while bellowing for a public crucifixion.

Cock your ear towards Ottawa and listen to the current Conservative commentary. The silence is deafening.

On second thought maybe they’re not being hypocritical. Perhaps Harper’s gang does have an ounce of compassion for others, providing of course they are of the Conservative persuasion.

It’s too bad for Rob Ford that Mr. Harper has suddenly become gun-shy about appointing colourful Conservatives to the Senate.

 

Lloyd Atkins

Vernon

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