Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Dean Del Mastro Wants Us To Know He's Not Happy
Gawd. Or Mama Mia. I thought we'd seen the last of Dean Del Mastro, when he lost his appeal, and the judge ordered him to spend a month in the Big House.
But I forgot that he got sprung after only a week behind bars, so that he could launch yet another appeal.
Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is out of jail on bail and his lawyer says the Ontario Court of Appeal will hear his case again.
Del Mastro went to jail last week after losing his original appeal of a conviction in the fall of 2014, when he was found guilty of violating the Canada Elections Act during the 2008 election.
And now he's back, and on the loose again. And he wants everybody to know that he's NOT a happy camper.
He's still outraged that anybody could think he was a crook.
After the way he served Stephen Harper so faithfully...
And so shamelessly.
And now, believe it or not, he's also outraged by the long form census.
With Canadians facing a deadline today to complete their census questionnaires, former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is raising concerns about the personal questions on the long-form version of the survey.
“Last week a long-form census was dropped at my door,” he wrote. “It’s 36 pages long and asks a significant number of questions that I don't feel government has a right to demand under penalty.”
He doesn't think the government should know how many same-sex or common law couples there are, or the true extent of mental illness in this country.
And is only echoing the same insane reasons the Cons used to gut the census, and leave us stumbling around in the dark.
To pleasure the screaming voices in Stephen Harper's head...
And to make matters worse, Del Mastro doesn't seem to realize that he is probably not the best person to complain about this:
Del Mastro said he was concerned to learn that, instead of asking questions about the respondents’ income on the long-form, Statistics Canada is receiving this data directly from the Canada Revenue Agency.
When after his fraud conviction, and his recent stay in the Big House.
Who can blame Statistics Canada from wanting to get their information from the CRA rather than from the Deaner?
And all Del Mastro is doing is encouraging the crazies....
The census is also targeted by an online campaign, CountMeOut.ca, that encourages “minimum co-operation” to make it more difficult for Statistics Canada to collect the data. It suggests refusing to fill out the census online and instead requesting the large-print version. It also hints that spilling coffee on the form, cutting the form with scissors and applying kids’ stickers over its barcode are techniques that could complicate scanning the forms.
The ones who believe that their TV sets are sending them messages from outer space, or reading their minds.
But then the real reason Del Mastro and all the other Cons hate the long form census, is because its return is just another step in the unravelling of their once beloved leader's legacy...
Who if there was any justice would have joined Del Mastro in the slammer...
For he corrupted them all.
And yes, will somebody please tell Del Mastro to STFU. Or pretend he's still in solitary.
And above all please speed up that seemingly endless appeals process.
So we can send him back where he belongs...
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