"We can't allow things that are inaccurate to stand." — The Word of Our Dan, February 19, 2008.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Won't someone do something about the liars?

Just in case you deluded yourself into thinking Newfoundland politics had advanced in any meaningful way since the Smallwood era... it hasn't.

From a January 25, 1969 CP wire report.

Plus ça change
Premier Joseph Smallwood of Newfoundland lashed out at his critics Friday, calling them “liars, filthy liars.”

Addressing the annual meeting of the Corner Brook Women’s Liberal Association, the premier said liars were responsible for reports that the Newfoundland government had asked the federal government to delay the start of a proposed national park at Bonne Bay for three years.



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