BTC: ‘More than a joke’

The Globe editorial board on Gerry Ritz.

“…there are only so many times Prime Minister Stephen Harper can signal his disappointment with his party’s ministers and staff before questions must be raised about just what sort of environment they are working in. Mr. Ritz should have been fired or resigned as soon as his comments came to light, if only to send a message that such conduct will no longer be tolerated. But it is fair to question whether it has been tolerated for too long behind closed doors already.”

For whatever it’s worth, any given day watching Question Period from the gallery might tell you that little has been contained behind closed doors. Indeed, if the condemnation here is a lack of seriousness in governance, the circumstantial evidence has hardly been hidden.

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