Rosemary Ganley The Peterborough Examiner March 13, 2019
"In Jody Wilson-Raybould, I see a deep sense of grievance and annoyance, followed by short-term thinking marked by naivete about how politics works." Rosemary Ganley ADRIAN WYLD/CANADIAN PRESS
It's deep breath time.
I am going to reflect on the current contretemps seizing Ottawa; the SNC-Lavalin affair and the two cabinet ministers, both women, who have resigned over it. They have made public charges, expressed their loss of confidence in the prime minister and in my opinion, gravely wounded their party, their ministries and this government. Worse, their actions have carelessly put at risk the progress made for women, reconciliation with Indigenous people and Canadian families — progress they themselves greatly contributed to when in office.
I am going to call them out, even though I personally have admired them both, and I am a longtime feminist. But in a mature movement, critique of one another is permitted, needed and encouraged, if respectfully done.
I have waited three weeks to write. I have read widely, various opinion. Anyone who says Canadian media is dominated by the left has not consulted such strident recent voices as that of Rex Murphy, Andrew Coyne and Christie Blatchford, who have almost fulminated in rage, as if waiting for an issue they could latch on to and elevate to the status of a Trumpian outrage. Continue Reading >Here<
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