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Sunday, February 06, 2005

Political paradise

Making things up to get elected is acceptable and, courtesy of a recent judgement, sanctioned by law in Canada. The Canadian Taxpayer's Federation tried to get Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, in trouble for signing a pledge not to raise taxes, and then raising them anyway. In his ruling, the judge explained that anyone who believes a campaign promise is naive about the democratic process.

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