Our democracy belongs to the people, not to the self-interested, egomaniac MPs
I don't know anyone standing around the water coolers of the nation, saying: 'God almighty, I didn’t sleep again last night because our elected representatives are insufficiently informed about the Gallagher Index!'
Maryam Monsef, right, bears responsibility for some of this mess. She did herself no favours by criticizing the work of an all-party committee into the issue, but she has also been subjected to more abuse and derision than any cabinet minister since Bev Oda, she of the $16 orange juice fame. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright