Ban pitchforks, except for those who wield them too easily

It is — how to put this nicely — stupid and inane to reward politicians for hanging around as long as possible.

A little news item caught my attention recently, about how the taxpayers of Ottawa would be on the hook for half a million dollars, more or less, for severance pay for councillors…

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Brigitte Pellerin

Brigitte Pellerin

Writer | Ottawa. Books include Épître aux tartempions, Le national-syndicalisme, Down the Road Never Travelled, Not Just for Kicks and Le livre Uber.