Spectator: Get while the getting’s good

Posted: June 8, 2007 in Appeasement & Cowardice, Corruption, Election 2007, Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, McGuinty

It’s election season, which means this city should be putting the squeeze on our vote-hungry provincial government, looking for cash to help bankroll big-ticket items on the local to-do list.

The Ontario Liberals seem eager to be tapped. Premier Dalton McGuinty came to town this week and essentially dared Hamilton to pitch some projects that could use the province’s financial horsepower.

Is he being politically crass? Sure he is.

Should we exploit his situation? You bet.

This city has a lot of issues crying out for attention: poverty, crumbling infrastructure, lost industrial jobs, harbour pollution, downtown renewal, and so on.

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