This ex-pastor really should have kept his trap shut. Think before you say something stupid, man.
Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott resigned Wednesday as chairman of the Commons aboriginal affairs committee over remarks he made suggesting Supreme Court judges play God with the law.
His exact controversial comment :
“They (supreme court judges) take on these almost god-like powers. And (McLachlin) said that herself. I didn’t say that.”
And look at this
Harper’s choice of the former pastor for the chairman’s job stirred earlier protest because the MP had defended two Saskatoon policemen convicted of dumping a native man on the outskirts of town in freezing weather, forcing him to walk home.
Graham called it “outrageous” that Harper chose someone who, he said, holds stereotypical views of aboriginals to lead the committee.