Monthly Archives: May 2009
This goes out to the prudes and self-righteous hypocrite moralists, the petty partisan hacks (especially the Liberal ones, for whom DiNovo’s greatest offence clearly was running against them), and any other DiNovo haters (for whom it appears DiNovo’s greatest offence is not knowing her place as a woman in politics). Most of the stuff with which people have attempted to smear her reputation would never have become an issue if she were a he, especially one of the hegemonic Liberal or Conservative neoliberal variety.
But say this: working from the cozy confines of the 10-member NDP caucus, taking up the cause of any underdog who comes along, happy to wear her heart on her sleeve, as outraged by the ear-splitting here-and-now of construction piledrivers outside homes in her riding as she is by the more notorious of history’s horrors, DiNovo gives her constituents full value.
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I realize that since assuming power to clean up the mess left behind by Harris/Eves governments, the numerous Liberal scandals (Lottogate, Collegate, etc) have managed only to tarnish very barely the McGuinty Liberals.