ONE OF THE MANY, many reasons there was good cause to fear the election of Donald Trump was that Trump would simply use the office of president to enrich himself and his family.
Sure enough, a Washington Post story not long ago described just one example: how Trump’s hotel in Washington has become an extension of the meeting space at the White House.
In Canada, we’ve elected another wealthy person who seems to be intent on using the government for self-enrichment.
Or at least, Bill Morneau isn’t too worried about it looking that way.
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.