On the one hand I sympathize with the speed of the investigation into the illegal robocalls (and live calls). Elections Canada are the pros, and will have to testify in court, etc., and want it to all be done correctly. On the other, bigger hand, it’s bloody insane that the country can continue on as if nothing happened, when there is clear and public information that the election was significantly tampered with, and the result is in question. If a criminal investigation’s details need to be meticulous to be trustworthy, what about a nation’s democratic election that has been monkeyed with on a national scale by supporters of the now governing party? It’s shocking, dangerous, and needed to be resolved last year. Mayrand and Mathews’ “careful” delay lost evidence to the sands of time (the Shoppers Drug Mart security footage of Poutine buying pre-paid credit cards to pay RackNine).
The nebulous promise of punishing the Conservatives behind this in the future, after they run this country illegitimately for YEARS, in place of its rightful MPs, is not enough to assuage me. Prevent further damage, and press charges now where evidence warrants it. With charges pending, there’s no reason the investigation can’t continue to round up the rest involved in the conspiracy and coverup.
Hat tip to Gzap