CFN – It’s far to easy to throw scorn at Mike Duffy now that he’s been charged by the RCMP. While some of the charges are clearly based on actions that he took on his own, he clearly could not actually be guilty for most of them without metaphorical blood on other’s hands?
After all you can’t be charged with accepting a bribe unless someone offered it to you?
And if certain information was submitted for expenses someone was responsible for vetting it?
Surely other people should be charged if Mr. Duffy has been?
The amount of time involved before these charges have been laid seems like a lifetime. A 16 month investigation since the scandal went public.
How can someone like Nigel Wright, and others be clear of any charges; but Mike Duffy is being publicly crucified?
How can the prime minister himself not have blood on his own hands in this scandal. Does any reasonable person actually believe that he was unaware of any of what went down as it went down?
It would be interesting to put each and every Senator’s expenses to the same test that the Duffy investigators used to lay all of these charges against the former Senator.
The PM’s Director of Communications was quoted:
Those who break the rules must suffer the consequences
What this writer wants to know is if that quote is relevant to everyone or just to those that upset the PM?
This should be a very very interesting trial of Mr. Duffy; and it’s something that every Canadian should watch as it will peel at least a few layers of what goes on behind closed political doors.
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