New Parliamentary Secretary To Francophonie Can't Speak French

Posted on Saturday, February 11 at 09:08 by drcaleb
New Democrat MP Yvon Godin, an Acadian, says it's proof Prime Minister Harper didn't think these nominations through. "It's like telling the anglophones, we're going to give someone to represent you. And he only speaks French and he doesn't speak English at all and that's your representative and you deal with it," said Godin. http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2006/02/10/menzies-french060210.html

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  1. Sat Feb 11, 2006 5:40 pm
    One has to ask where is Harper's brain at. It's almost like his win caught him off guard and now scrambling to come up with a government. He purged his mind on the election and now empty headed. He's on a thin line and has to know it won't take much for him to loose his footing. He's hedging the bet that voters are reluctant to go to the polls again so soon AND the Liberals are lost at sea.

  2. Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:01 pm
    It does make one wonder, doesn't it?

    He tries to be inclusive by naming one of the few Quebec MP's to cabinet, but then thinks to himeslf "Who would be the worst person in the La Francophonie position? Ahhh! An Anglophone!"


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    "I think it's important to always carry enough technology to restart civilization, should it be necessary." Mark Tilden

  3. by Deacon
    Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:58 pm
    *shakes head*

    infreakincredible, tha amount of thought that went into manning that post.

    I'll bet Harper put more effort into choosing what colour tp he wipes his ass with.

  4. Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:00 pm
    This is why they are called "the stupid party"

  5. Sat Feb 11, 2006 11:40 pm
    Mr Harper:

    It is inconceivable that you should continue trying to occupy the
    Prime Minister's Office after having committed so many breaches
    of the public trust in your first 5 days in that office.

    I'll try to be brief:

    * You must assume full responsibility for the Emerson and Fortier
    fiascos.

    * You must appoint James Moore as the bona fide Minister of
    Public Works,

    * You must remove the arms lobbyist from the Ministry of National
    Defense,

    * You must appoint a bi-lingual person to the Francophonie job,

    * You must undo the spurious appointment of Michael Fortier to the
    Senate.

    I am especially shocked by the contempt shown for the electoral
    process (Fortier had better things to do ... Emerson walked away
    from his elected duty ... and you endorsed both their actions).

    Therefore, I demand that you call a NEW ELECTION ... and let
    Canadians decide how best they wish to repair this situation.

    BC Mary

  6. Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:07 pm
    Boy, the conservatives took less time than I thought it would take them to look stupid.

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    Dave Ruston

  7. by Deacon
    Mon Feb 13, 2006 3:15 am
    Personally, I'd rather see Harper and his entire cabinet take up cordless bungee jumping off the CN Tower.



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