Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Not good enough

Until caught, Bev Oda was happy to indulge in excesses at the taxpayers' expense. But now that she's been caught ...
“The expenses are unacceptable, should never have been charged to taxpayers, I have repaid the costs associated with changing hotels and I unreservedly apologize,” Ms. Oda said during the Question Period. 
Unacceptable? Correct.

Should never have been charged to us hard-working, tax-paying, law-abiding citizens? Correct.

Repaid the costs? That's merely reparations for having intentionally committed an offence. That is not punishment and that is not rehabilitation.

Apologize? That's it?!

Let's see ... back in March 2011 ... right!

Bev Oda breached parliamentary priviledge when she lied to parliament after altering a document.

Oda is a liar, a cheat and a thief. Nothing seems to sink in to that self-entitled skull. The apology is disingenuous crap.

Perfect continuing cabinet material for a political gang that gained power by cheating, stealing and lying.


Chris said...

According to the CBC, this is what she said yesterday, before she was clearly ordered to apologize:

"In an interview with a local television station yesterday, she said she had nothing to be embarrassed about and she suggested her critics were being "extremist."



Dave said...

It's just stunning that these things survive cabinet shuffles.

Truly amazing.

Boris said...

It's getting harder for me to be surprised by these people. They're enjoying their corruption and only apologetic when caught. Oda, Airshow, the rest, they won't stop. They'll just be more careful about the paperwork. I'm convinced they'd loot the National Gallery if any of them had an appreciation for art and thought they could get away with it.

Unknown said...

You can be DAMN sure that had the situation been flipped and it was a Liberal cabinet Minister doing all that Bed Oda had, Harper would be screaming to the rafters. What hypocritical bull this government is.

Accountability indeed.

Steve said...

Fact is she has not repaid everything, there is still a $3000 chauffeur bill to account for. Funny how the MSM especially CTV is saying she has repaid all the money.

The Mound of Sound said...

"Liar, cheat and thief." Correct me if I'm wrong but I'm pretty sure that was in the job description.