It’s early November in a year that ends with an odd number. You know what that means. Yep – local elections! Is there anything that better proves that we’re all a heartbeat away from a third world country than watching two grandmothers running against each other for county legislature? It’s the civility of a Michael Vick dog fight crossed with the class and dignity of a “Hee Haw” rerun. Local elections bring a special kind of lunacy that make us wonder if Canada is that bad afterall.
Come to think of it, why do politicans always say they’re fighting for stuff? I’ve never seen any fights break out in the government, (except that You Tube video from South Korea which is awesome by the way). You’ll hear them say, “I’ll fight for more jobs” or ”I fought for lower taxes”, but never see who they knocked out to get it, or who the insane politician was who wanted to double taxes that required intervention with brass knuckles. In fact, since they already claim to be fighting all over the place, I think that just might work better. Forget the votes and debate. Today in the assembly, last one standing gets to choose the monetary policy. Read more »