"I share the disappointment of many of my colleagues that people who had fought so long, so hard, so passionately against the registry are now feeling the pressure from the two Toronto leaders, Mr. Ignatieff and Mr. Layton," Baird said.
"We're all accountable. If we make clear and unambiguous promises in our constituencies and then face pressure from Toronto elites, [MPs are] accountable for that."
Thursday, September 16, 2010
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Perhaps a little bitter that his party's latest attempt to kill the gun registry may be dying an inglorious death, Conservative house leader John Baird continued his party's war on cities and urban Canadians today by lashing-out at everyone's favourite whipping-child: elitists. And not just elitists, but the worst kind of elitists of all:--Toronto elitists:
Of course, John's loathing of elitists doesn't stop him from hanging around with them all the time, going to fancy galas and what not:
And this is just a small selection from the John Baird fancy-pants elitist collection on Macleans.ca. He's quite the trooper, John Baird, spending all his time hanging-out with elitists. And then going back to his highly rural riding of suburban Ottawa to refresh and unwind.