09 December 2008

The Last King of Chicago

From the Canadian Press:

“You know what I like the most is Barack Obama is listening to what we're doing here,” Mr. Williams said during question period to roars of applause from his Conservative caucus.

“That's a great compliment to this province because I have a lot of respect for that person.”

Here's the rest of it from Hansard:

Premier Williams:...Obama outlines initiatives to create 2.5 million jobs; make public buildings more efficient; repair roads and bridges; modernize schools; increase broadband access –

Some Hon Members: Oh, oh!

Mr. Speaker: Order, please!

Premier Williams: He will do it right because we did it right and he can have our (inaudible) any day of the week.

You just cannot make this stuff up.