March 1, 2013
written by James Plett
"You may actually have heard elsewhere, but today I have resigned my post as the Vice President of the Surrey-Tynehead BC Liberal Riding Association and have requested my membership be terminated immediately with the BC Liberal Party.
My resignation has nothing to do with the riding per se, nor with Dave Hayer — the best MLA in BC — nor with the riding’s acclaimed candidate, Amrik Virk, but rather with the pattern of arrogance, deceit, and downright unethical behaviour of the BC Liberal Party.
The most recent scandal — “ethnicgate” — is one of the most appalling things I have read about this party doing. Government staffers, who are required to be non-partisan, put together a document explaining how the BC Liberal government could take advantage of horribly racist crimes in order to get a jump in the ethnic vote. The document talked about leveraging an apology for the Chinese Head Tax and the Komagatu Maru incident, to name two. This document was circulated among some of the highest levels of provincial government......
What makes it so repugnant is that the government misused taxpayer dollars to put together a document explaining how the government could misuse taxpayer dollars further and to offer apologies for absolutely horrible things all for a bump in the polls. Not to actually apologize for the events, but with the end goal of winning popularity points....
Ethnicgate is just the latest string in a series of scandals that have plagued the BC Liberal Party. Unofficially, I checked out months ago, but I am horribly embarassed that my name was still associated with that party for all this time. Whether we’re talking about the John van Dongen tossup or the incident with John Doyle, it is pretty clear that this party is being run by crooks."......
Read his entire statement here..
Not very flattering to say the least, my only question to Mr. Plett is...What took you so long?
This organized leak,ethnicgate has rocked many communities to the core, these riding associations quit, in my opinion, because they realized they couldn`t win their riding, this leaked scandal was the final straw, now the Asian, Indo, Filipino, Euro and every other sect of BC are royally twisted, this hurts more than one would think, it reminds people why they came to Canada, to escape corruption..Not only were they lied to, but actually targeted and data-mined..
What we are now witnessing with the BC Liberals...It`s like the little boy with his finger in the dike....
With finger removed the dam burst, catastrophic erosion in a flash, the last lethal wound self inflicted... Self preservation for the few is all that remains of the Liberal party..
Pink day scandal, ethnicgate scandal, same day scandals, on Christy`s anti-bully day, ironic, or perhaps coincidence, well...
We have talked about this before, a few months ago in fact, I mentioned a deadline for Clark to turn things around was late February early March or she was gone..
These leaks came from the very top of the pyramid..
These organized leaks and gaffes worked like a charm,
James Plett rode the BC Liberal corruption train for a decade or more, and only now he sees a problem with what`s gone on in the past, present and future with this bunch..save the tears for someone else..
In the above linked post, I described scandals that appeared deliberate, about Christy Clark getting shanked by her own party, this bombshell leak, of all days, Clark`s pink shirt day, add in the Kreuger affair on the same day, with Bill Bennett`s mouth added in, a total embarrassment all around, her shining day all but forgotten, except for the scandals..
If the BC Liberals are going to dump Clark, now is literally the drop-dead date.
I wonder who is going to take the helm if Christy walks?...Who was that up top of this post..Falcon, the same BC Liberal who just came back to the legislature, on Pink Day...Hmmmm
UPDATED HERE..March 3rd/2013......Remember we talked about the BC Liberals postponing the election when Christy Clark is kicked to the c_ _...eeerr , I mean replaced.....There`s an emergency caucus meeting tomorrow, a Sunday caucus special, those are the worst kind
Christy Clark can`t separate from the plot..Either she was incompetent or complicit, all her key staff saw the document, including Pamela Martin, Pammy at minimum had to tell Christy, and on it goes down the line, someone who`s eyes saw the document had to inform Christy..Complicit or unfit..That`s Christy`s choice..
...And delaying the election is the second item to be dealt with after removing Christy Clark from power, eeer, I mean Christy exiting for "personal reasons"..
Bob Mackin is reporting the same..
Also, Brad Zubyk is rumoured to have been fired as campaign manager..Sweet justice indeed..
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