auditor general F-35
Auditor General Michael Ferguson responded directly to officials from the Defence Department today, disputing their contention
As a general rule I find it's hard to get overly outraged when the scandalousness in question is the result of a) politicians lying, b) politicians wasting money, or c) politicians lying about wasting money.Lucky we have lots of pundits who are great at filling holes!
The F-35 scandal has shown how the Prime Minister and senior government officials are very reluctant to penalize anyone, especially themselves. The good government watchdog agencies must all be given the power to penalize wrongdoers with high fines -- to bite not just bark.
The irony in the whole F-35 aircraft controversy is that no matter how good the strike aircraft may be, its full capacity will probably never be used by Canada. The present CF-18 plane that it is supposed to replace was also never used to its full potential, although it shot up Libyan installations that never fired back.