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Jim Flaherty's Last Tweet Will Break Your Heart

04/11/2014 08:24 EDT

Politicians of all stripes have lined up to praise the late Jim Flaherty, calling him, among other things, one of the best finance ministers in Canadian history, and a leading global figure during the Great Recession of 2008-2009.

But the other thing people have been saying was that Flaherty, regardless of his politics, was just a nice guy.

Here’s some evidence of that: Flaherty’s last tweet. He sent it out on March 18, the day he announced his resignation as finance minister.

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