Senate ‘gong show’ looking like big blunder

Dear editor,

The appointments of Brazeau, Wallin and Duffy to the Senate were either the most crafty or the most incompetent of moves.

Dear editor,

The appointments of Brazeau, Wallin and Duffy to the Senate were either the most crafty or the most incompetent of moves by the prime minister.

For a proponent of an elected Senate, what better way to make an appointed Senate look bad than by appointing a bunch of screwups.

If that was the plan.

However, the way this gong show is playing out, it looks like this whole thing was a big blunder by the prime minister from the very beginning.

To put an end to this waste of time and money on the farce, he should just say, “Hey, I made a mistake. Sorry about that. I won’t do it again.”

How cool would that be!

Erik Eriksson,

Courtenay

 

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