IT’S THE CRUELEST joke on B.C. citizens: the one thing our democracy needs the most to function properly is the one thing it won’t get after this election, and maybe not any other.
Witnessing the cantankerous all-candidates forum this week made that abundantly clear.
Good ideas were expressed on all sides of the political spectrum, and on almost every issue.
Methods of saving taxpayer dollars or spending them wisely are being formulated all the time by people dedicated to serving the public as politicians.
But when a party is elected government on May 9, only one set of ideas will be implemented.
James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.