If the Conservatives win a majority, and they begin their program of shrinking government, who seriously doubts that the motivation will be less philosophy and more self-defence? Somewhere in that vast army of bureaucrats, many, if not most, honest and hardworking people who take their responsibilities and their oaths seriously, is a cadre of hyper-politicized activists who see their role as choosing the “right” government for Canadians.Recommend this Post
Can’t find the rotten apples? Then throw out the barrel. Furious Conservatives might be tossing out many barrels. The media might be in for a rough ride too. The CBC, recipient of a billion dollars in direct government funding? They’re in trouble. The others? How many of them tap into a multitude of taxpayer-funded government-run production funds? Or have their production infrastructure underwritten by tax breaks?
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Well, to Steve Janke, it means firing the entire civil service because of a leak, destroying the CBC and generally striking back at their "enemies":