…is, well, shot. If he had any chance of regaining some of the respect he once had, its gone now with Oliphant’s findings.
Some bloggers and the MSM are saying “big whoop”. So he has been “inappropriate“. Wow. We tell our kids that when they use a swear word or pull their pants down in public, not when a former PM accepts envelopes stuffed with cash from a shady character who is now doing time.is legacy will be that of a lying and possibly criminal PM – and little else.
Fair ’nuff, but for BM, who put reputation and respect above most other traits, this is damning.
And, while I am NOT coming to his defense, one positive thing that I must point out is that, for all his shortcomings, BM the PM was our “greenest” leader ever. His Green Plan legitimised environmental debate in this country… moving it from the fringes to the corridors of power. And no other government has done a fraction of what those other Progressive Conservatives like BM or Lucien Bouchard did back in the 1980’s.
Thanks for that, Brian!