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McQUARRIE – Bemused and befuddled in the Twilight Zone of local politics

The Twilight Zone.

POLITICIANS!  There are weeks when the only thing you can do is give your head a shake and wonder in bemused befuddlement, if we have indeed entered the Twilight Zone of local politics.  Here’s what I mean:

Back on January 23, during a meeting of City Council, you may recall that Mayor Christian was blunt and testy in his refusal to vote in favour of Councillor Caver’s motion to have staff look at and review all options for snow removal.

At the time he said it was, “A study involving a fairly significant amount of staff time. And more importantly, it implies the staff aren’t doing anything and that is incorrect.”

Reaffirming his support for staff’s diligence, he went on to state, “And the public needs to know (that staff are on top of it)…”

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Bill McQuarrie is a Kamloops entrepreneur. He can be contacted at billmcquarrie@gmail.com. He tweets @bafflegabbed.

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1 Comment on McQUARRIE – Bemused and befuddled in the Twilight Zone of local politics

  1. There is no letting up! Almost every weeks, sometimes multiple times a week…a relentless stream of unfortunate decisions coming from every angle of the political spectrum. But it is here locally that it hurts the most because one thinks…how can anyone of them be able to face the crowds afterwards? Or are we, the crowds, the ultimate lightheaded, lighthearted, deflated balloons?

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