Although these events occurred under the last government, please rest assured that this government will do everything in its power to ensure…Arar is just a political pawn, a vehicle to embarrass the Liberals and score some cheap points for the Conservatives. This apology is beyond crass, completely classless and unfortunately far too predictable. Well the apology might not be worth much but the settlement of $10.5 million sure is.
Saturday, January 27, 2007
Why I am a Cynic
So if you read the apology from Stephen Harper to Maher Arar, you will see why I hold politicians like him in such low regard. The Prime Minister of Canada decides to score partisan political points off of the case of a man sent to Syria and tortured (emphasis added):