Every hour of every day, government employees purposely cirumvent this province’s woefully derelict Freedom of Information system by texting each other potentially sensitive information.
You see, despite the fact that technology exists to capture these texts and BlackBerry Messenger messages dispatched via smartphone, they’re not captured.
Do you ever wonder why people lose it? Do you ever wonder why people move out to the country and paint their mail box blue? Do you ever wonder why people, when they move out to the country and paint their mailbox blue, routinely retreat to the woods heavily armed?
It’s because they’re fed up. They’re mad as hell and they’re not going to take it anymore.
It’s not about you. It’s never been about you.
It’s about the money. It’s about their money, which is actually our money. But we forget that from to time to time.
Forget? It’s so easy to forget, isn’t it?
Last month, a Frank reporter was unceremoniously ejected from a Liberal Party event in Sydney. For whatever reason, Laurel Munroe, the premier’s crack press secretary, simply couldn’t bear to have her boss photographed by the satirical press (for continuing coverage of that shamozzle, turn to page 9).
In 2005, Kenneth Irving had the mayor of Saint John, New Brunswick over a barrel.
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