Stone throwing: Best done after self evaluation
So ‘The prime minister argued his rocky relationship with Brian Mulroney proves he values ethical government – and the Liberals don’t.’ Did he?
Was welching on his promise to see the softwood lumber dispute through to the end of the court process we were winning, an example of ethics in action?
Would those harmed by his reversal on income trusts agree he values ethical government?
While he seems to view training Committee Chairs to prevent work from being done, using MPs’ mailing privileges to their constituents for purely partisan purposes and what others have termed the ‘in and out scam’ as ethical, many do not.
And there are few who agree countenancing an approach being made to persuade a dying man to change his vote for gain is an ethical practice.
Stone throwing is best not done by those living in glass houses, particularly when far from guiltless.