Flaying, filleting, deep-frying of Morneau illustrates blood sport of politics: Riley
By Susan Riley Oct. 23, 2017
The deepest irony of the whole Bill Morneau affair is that what started as a well-intentioned attempt to recoup tax advantages from the richest Canadians has turned into hysterical accusations that the boy-scout finance minister is a devious elitist, intent on protecting his own enormous wealth while relentlessly pursuing struggling women doctors, hard-working farmers and loveable corner store owners.
The flaying, filleting and deep-frying of Finance Minister Bill Morneau is a vivid illustration of how punishing a life in politics can be. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade