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Thursday, May 27, 2004

Dalton McGuinty: out of touch

The McGuinty Liberals, whose recent budget forced Ontario families to fork over hundreds of dollars more annually in new healthcare taxes while simultaneously de-listing services like trips to the eye doctor, chiropractic and physiotherapy services from public health insurance, are set to re-list sex change operations! (That wasn't a typo, RE-list, not DE-list.)

I can't get over this!

Could there be a dumber political move right now? Bad public policy, voters still reeling from the bad news budget, federal election on....you've got to wonder whether McGuinty's people have graduated from Politics 101?

Posted by Adam Daifallah on May 27, 2004 in Canadian Provincial Politics | Permalink

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They've already flip-flopped on this:

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1085676420292_81085620/?hub=Health

(Big surprise there, eh?)

Posted by: Sean | 2004-05-27 11:16:04 PM


Latest reports say they're not going through with it.

Posted by: David Artemiw | 2004-05-27 11:17:26 PM


But that they'd even consider it, yet de-list eye exams...

Posted by: Kathy | 2004-05-28 4:43:57 AM


You guys don't get it, do you? Who'd WANT TO SEE a world of govt subsidized sex "changes"? ;)

Posted by: Kelvin | 2004-05-28 1:56:46 PM


I agree that it's a particularly strange mood, given that McGuinty's budget also put back the 7% PST onto autos for the disabled. Harris and company had removed PST on such vehicles.

The only thing that would make sense for moves like these two is that there are more transvestites lined up at the operating room than disabled drivers needing to purchase an auto.

Hmmm ...

Posted by: Erik Sorenson | 2004-05-28 5:58:07 PM



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