Here is the Mississauga News Article About the TRAITOR Bob Delanie:
‘I would do it again and I would do it proudly,’ Mississauga MPP says about tripling the provincial debt.
Mississauga MPP defends his government’s tripling of provincial debt
Mar 31, 2018 by Graeme Frisque, Mississauga News
Longtime Mississauga-Streetsville MPP Bob Delaney became visibly agitated during a budget event Thursday (March 29) after being pressed by local media on the economic viability of his party’s recently released budget.
The Liberal MPP met with constituents and local media during a “budget breakfast” at a Streetsville eatery to discuss the document and field questions.
Delaney defended his government’s shift from promises of several years of balanced budgets barely three weeks ago, to now projecting at least six more years of deficit spending by emphasizing the province’s 37 per cent debt-to-Gross Domestic Product (the total value of goods produced and services provided in a country during one year) ratio.
He dismissed questions asking him to clarify his comparison between Ontario’s provincial debt-to-GDP ratio and that of the national debt-to-GDP ratio of countries overseas, saying he didn’t think it was “a fair question.”
He didn’t mince words when questioned by The Mississauga News as to why, after 14 years in office, his government waited until two months before an election to address these concerns — while tripling the provincial debt in the process.
“With respect, bull***t,” Delaney said, becoming visibly upset.
“For the past 15 years, I’ve been part of a government that has built this province,” he said, later adding, “We have tripled (the debt) and we’re proud of it, because we can afford it. It’s the responsible thing to do. It’s the correct thing to do, it’s what people have asked us to do and I would do it again and I would do it proudly.”
During his presentation, Delaney emphasized “care” and the roughly $8 billion in new social program spending included in..