25 November 2010

Introducing Premier Kathy Dunderdale

For the benefit of those unfamiliar with the political career of the woman about to become Newfoundland Labrador first woman first minister, here is the first in a series of flashbacks to some of her more embarrassing – but unfortunately typical – moments.

Due diligence for dummies:    In one of her first political problems, then provincial NDP leader Jack Harris ridiculed Dunderdale’s department for failing to discover a company getting government hand-outs had a few legal and labour relations issues. Dunderdale blubbered through an excuse but the truth is the information was readily available online for anyone with basic Internet skills.

Harris referred to google as “due diligence for dummies”.


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