Boy howdy, is Jamie Baillie having fun.
He’s got it in his mind that, what power rates were for Stephen McNeil, teachers are to him. He’s gonna ride those teachers all the way to One Government Place.
You have to admit, they really seem to be enjoying the attention.
If NSTU propaganda is to be believed, every last teacher in the province is more concerned about the so-called “state of our schools” than the contents of their pay packets. More concerned about improving teacher working conditions and student learning environments than preserving their long service award.
Does Liette Doucet spend sleepless nights leafing through back issues of Frank Magazine, pining for the days when she was but a humble classroom teacher with no worries other than where to spend her next tropical vacation? Maybe so.
Ladies and gentlemen, I am from Cape Breton.
I know too well the narrative of the Dominion Steel & Coal Company and the company store. And so on, and so forth.
I am well versed in the purpose, the utility and the necessity of a strong union. No lectures are required. I’ll pass on the lectures, thanks very much.
A little girl high up in the stands of the Dartmouth Sportsplex had a question for the prime minister, and he let her ask it.
Why wouldn’t he? She wouldn’t know the Aga Khan from Chaka Khan.
“Can I have your autograph?” she asks in the most adorable voice you’ve ever heard.
The crowd titters with affectionate laughter.
CONTACT US: Frank Magazine Box 295, Halifax N.S. B3J 2N7 -- Phone: 902 420 1668 -- Fax: 902 423 0281