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)…”
Bill McQuarrie is a Kamloops entrepreneur. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. He tweets @bafflegabbed.