Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Andrew Leslie: General Entitlement?

The documents provide details on the $72,000 taxpayers shelled out to move retiring Lt.-Gen. Andrew Leslie to a new house in Ottawa’s Rockcliffe neighbourhood last year, just 2.5 kilometres from his old one.

When soldiers make far less than this a year, it seems highly cynical to ask the taxpayers to donate a house move on top of the pensions he will receive. 

I am glad Gen. Leslie decided to run for the Liberals, it seems fitting given that he made the highest moving claim of any general officer so far.  And we all know that Liberal politicians are entitled to their entitlements.  Remember another Liberal politician, David Dingwall - Mr. "I am entitled to my entitlements."

Does he deserve the nickname General Entitlement?