ITQ True Confessions: Sometimes, democracy makes us nervous. - Macleans.ca

ITQ True Confessions: Sometimes, democracy makes us nervous.

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When I wrote the following, about that infamous – and, as it turns out, spectacularly shortsighted –  unanimous parliamentary decision to overrule Linda Keen and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and restart the Chalk River reactor:

If you manage to draft a bill or motion that garners immediate, all-party support of sufficient enthusiasm that it can be fast-tracked through the House, chances are you’ve written yourself one bad piece of legislation.

I was, in fact, thinking of this too.