Big media figures are cultural change agents. They are paid whores who do the elites’ bidding, even if it portrays them negatively.
Mike Duffy is no different. A media personality paid off with a Senate appointment, he is then used to give the people what they allegedly want, an elected Senate.
Elected senates may placate the people, but they will make no difference to the prols’ lives.
The phony trial resulted in three years of distraction. It’s a setup for future change. Mike Duffy got paid well for doing his job, even though it’s with a nudge and a wink from the power players that he’s a bad man.
There are some moments when stunned silence speaks for itself.
Watching hot air inflate a larger-than-life Senator Mike Duffy, his briefcase brimming with $20 bills, at the edge of the Ottawa river, framed by Parliament Hill in the background, is one of those moments.