Canadian Politicians I Remember

Posted April 23, 2017 9:56 pm by Steve Roney

Canadian Politicians I Remember

I’m getting on in years, and I remember quite a few.John Diefenbaker. A real character, and great political entertainment. But a charlatan, and self-absorbed. He specialized in fake outrage. Not a helpful presence on the political stage.Lester Pearson. He was a career bureaucrat, and he ran the country for the benefit of the career bureaucracy. Tommy Douglas. A pipsqueak, the typical little guy with a chip on his shoulder. Real Caouette. Seemed to be sincere in caring about the little guy. Unfortunately, he was crazy.Robert Stanfield. They say he was a nice guy personally. Who knows? He did not seem

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