RW and LW politicians both complain and moan and groan about spending on things that “no one will need anyway.”— Aurelia Cotta (@AureliaCotta) August 20, 2023
The RW wants spending cuts and tax cuts. The LW wants us to redirect spending to non-emergency regular program spending 2/8#cdnpoli #kelownafires #Yellowknife #covid19
And all govts around the world bought fewer waterbomber planes, fire trucks, and stopped hiring firefighters, and stopped zoning buildings right—because putting homes in forests and on flood plains is AOK, right? 4/8 #KelownaWildfires #Yellowknifewildfire #covid19 #cdnpoli— Aurelia Cotta (@AureliaCotta) August 20, 2023
And the RW delighted in tax cuts and the LW spent the money on current programs.— Aurelia Cotta (@AureliaCotta) August 20, 2023
Public Health spoke up and we ignored them.
Rural areas and low income countries asked what the plan to help them was…and we ignored them. 6/8#yellowknife #cdnpoli #covid19 #kelownafires
Next, Hamilton Nolan writes People Don't Know Anything About the Government and he wants the media to stop pretending voters have actual opinions about all of these agencies:
I know we all want to find one single person to blame. One single cause.— Aurelia Cotta (@AureliaCotta) August 20, 2023
But it’s not a conspiracy…it’s not organized. That would be a simple fix.
No, we all have screwed up our world together.
Now we have to fix it. 8/8#covid19 #cdnpoli #Yellowknife #kelownafires