Scott Andrews suggests Labrador doesn't need 'a crappy person at the cabinet table' - Macleans.ca
 

Scott Andrews suggests Labrador doesn’t need ‘a crappy person at the cabinet table’

The Liberal MP offers his by-election analysis


 

Liberal MP Scott Andrews considers the upcoming by-election in Labrador.

Listen, we need a good representative in Labrador, not a crappy person at the cabinet table, that’s what we need right now.

As campaign slogans go, it’s a bit wordy, but it might work.

Liberal MHA Yvonne Jones has already declared that she will seek the Liberal nomination.


 

Scott Andrews suggests Labrador doesn’t need ‘a crappy person at the cabinet table’

  1. Emma Goldman – Anarchy:

    “All voting,” says Thoreau, “is a sort of gaming, like checkers, or backgammon, a playing with right and wrong; its obligation never exceeds that of expediency. Even voting for the right thing is doing nothing for it. A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority.” A close examination of the machinery of politics and its achievements will bear out the logic of Thoreau.

    What does the history of parliamentarism show? …….

    One has but to bear in mind the process of politics to realize that its path of good intentions is full of pitfalls: wire-pulling, intriguing, flattering, lying, cheating; in fact, chicanery of every description, whereby the political aspirant can achieve success. Added to that is a complete demoralization of character and conviction, until nothing is left that would make one hope for anything from such a human derelict. Time and time again the people were foolish enough to trust, believe, and support with their last farthing aspiring politicians, only to find themselves betrayed and cheated.

    It may be claimed that men of integrity would not become corrupt in the political grinding mill. Perhaps not; but such men would be absolutely helpless to exert the slightest influence in behalf of labor, as indeed has been shown in numerous instances. The State is the economic master of its servants. Good men, if such there be, would either remain true to their political faith and lose their economic support, or they would cling to their economic master and be utterly unable to do the slightest good. The political arena leaves one no alternative, one must either be a dunce or a rogue.

  2. Wow, a “crappy person”. I guess we’re already seeing Junior’s leadership effecting the level of discourse coming from the LPC camp.

    • Yes, only Justin Trudeau could cause an MP to call an other one a name. Yes, only LPC has a low level of discourse. Yes, only CPC is full of crappy persons.