Thomas Kierans of the C. D. Howe Institute is quoted as saying that the only hope for a better political system is “when people in other provinces point to Frank McKenna and say ‘I want one of those,’ ” (“Fast Frank,” Cover, April 11). But, to 40,000 people of New Brunswick, Frank McKenna is no more than a dictator. In 1992, he told the workers of this province that there was no money to increase wages, but then he turns around and gives businesses huge tax breaks. This year, he is attempting to do the same thing to the nurses, bus drivers and janitors. I don’t believe for one minute that any other province would want him.
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