Saturday, May 16, 2009

Sunset for the RCMP.

Yesterday Dr Dawg wrote about Mike Webster's revealing testimony at the Braidwood Inquiry.

This is the letter that Dr Webster wrote to Zofia Cisowski (Robert Dziekanski 's mother) published in the Globe and Mail.

While not 'le coup de grâce' to the RCMP that some might wish, Dr Webster's letter may well signal the tipping point, "the level at which the momentum for change becomes unstoppable", as defined by Malcolm Gladwell in his book, refining the expression as a sociological term: "the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point."

Today Gary Mason, a journalist at the Globe and Mail, adds his own perspective. The thirteen comments that follow his article express agreement with the points presented by Dr Webster.

The fourteenth comment is from Mason Wright, Globe and Mail evening news editor, apologizing for closing the comments section, citing 'legal reasons.'

The members of the toxic executive inner circle of the RCMP will not go quietly. They have demonstrated that they are willing to hold public safety in fealty to their imperatives, and the public hostage to their collective arrogance.

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