“(Mayor Jim Watson’s record) hasn’t been entirely spotless — Watson was criticized for his response to the death of Abdirahman Abdi last summer — but for a mayor cruising toward the finish line of his second term, his record has been notably disasterless.”
John Michael McGrath, TVO reporter
This is what happens when you have someone write on a topic for which they have little knowledge.
We direct reporter McGrath to the City of Ottawa Screw-Up Page … always an interesting read and ever-expanding where he can see how smoothly our municipality has run under Watson.
Maybe McGrath didn’t catch that Watson didn’t finish his term in the former City of Ottawa, that he didn’t finish his term as Ontario municipal affairs minister and that he didn’t even get the chair warm at CHRO where is was to host a Happy Town News Show (his idea of hard-hitting journalism) until he was whisked away for more interesting work.
Good grief. It’s amazing how high you can pile this stuff. Did Watson write this story?
Here’s another one from McGrath’s opus:
In the meantime, and until someone figures out how to get major transit projects done with more haste, Jim Watson reminds us that the only thing that guarantees them a fighting chance is having the politicians who back them stick around.
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