“Have you challenged Watson right to his face?” Haydon was asked.
“How many times?”
“And what did he say?”
“Nothing? He didn’t say anything back?”
Haydon said he likes Watson as a person, but that he’s also the best and smoothest professional politician he’s ever known. Haydon’s use of the word “professional” before politician was not intended as a compliment. He said the people of Ottawa will come to regret it big time over the estimated-cost $2.1-billion LRT (and tunnel, although he’s not against it for BRT) that will wind up costing far more — even after government grants — and crushingly saddle present and future generations of city taxpayers.
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