Well the last time we saw James Moore he was bobbing up and down in English Bay claiming that the Con's pathetic oil recovery effort was "world class."
But now I'm delighted to report, the Con beluga has spouted his last blast of hot air, slipped below the surface.
And become the latest high-profile Con to abandon Stephen Harper.
Industry Minister James Moore will not be running again in the upcoming federal election in order to spend time with his family and care for his young disabled son, according to a statement released on his website Friday afternoon.
"Balancing family responsibilities while in public life is always a challenge. This is particularly true when you have a child with special needs," the statement reads.
And although Moore claims he's leaving the sinking Con ship for family reasons, like Peter "Dumbo" MacKay and so many others have also claimed.
I'm pretty sure that he's also leaving so he can claim his pension before the law changes after the next election, and he has to wait until he's 65 instead of 55 to collect his pension.
Which considering he's only 39 could mean waiting a LONG time, and a BIG chunk of change.
And I just can't help feeling that this Twitter hashtag might also have influenced his decision.
Of course, I don't give a damn what the Cons are alleged to do in their private lives.
Or who they ride.
At least most of them anyway.
So I've never mentioned that story before, even though it's all over Ottawa, that little Peyton Place on the Rideau.
And the only reason I'm doing so now, is because I've always thought that Moore's concern for children was somewhat limited.
It appears the federal government won’t be helping BC get out of the top spot when it comes to child poverty. “Is it my job to feed my neighbour’s child? I don’t think so.”
That from Federal Minister of Industry James Moore who is also the Member of Parliament for Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam. He says it’s the responsibility of the provinces to deal with child poverty, and Ottawa has no plans to step in.
That comment really bothered me. And I really hate hypocrisy.
So while I wish his kid the best, and will wave at Moore as he rides off into the sunset, because he wasn't the worst Con we've ever known.
I really won't miss him at all.
But you can bet
Because he's now lost so many big name stooges one really has to wonder whether his Con regime is a government in name only.
And who I wonder will be left behind?
Yup. The Cons are all pedalling off into the sunset.
Their ghastly ride is almost over.
Don't forget to say Buh Bye eh?
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