Listening in on the activities in the House will, more often than not, make you angry. Great men and women have spoken on the Hill, great issues have been discussed. It's more than a little refreshing to hear something worthy of the place being said in that old building on Wellington.
Derek Lee has it absolutely right when he says (paraphrased from Kady O):
the opportunities to benchmark these sorts of powers come along once every fifty years or so, he reminds us, but our speakers "have never been so clear" before now.
Pay attention to her spot for the full text. The closing is great stuff, it should be printed in every newspaper in the country tomorrow. In fact they should carve it in stone and set it up in the lobby of the House.
3 weeks ago