September 03, 2017

Trudeau Liberals employ “whataboutism” to defend Diplo-Mate’s double-salary

Holly NicholasRebel Commentator

Last week, Liberals were under fire for hiring their friend Rana Sarkar as San Francisco's Consul General at nearly double the salary. 

His qualifications for the job aren’t at issue. The question was whether he was being overcompensated because he’s friends with Gerald Butts and Justin Trudeau.

The official salary range is $140,700 at the high end, but Sarkar stands to make $260,300.

Now the union representing diplomats have weighed in noting that this double salary could be used at the bargaining table for those earning less.

It could also be used for new hires since Sarkar is one of the most junior diplomats on the roster.

Consider the consequences should every diplomat and every new employee begin raking in more money by using the Sarkar effect as a negotiating tool?

Gerald Butts defended Sarkar’s pay in a series of 15 tweets suggesting he was patriotic, taking a pay cut from private sector earnings to serve his country.

Later, in a fit of “whataboutism”, the PM’s Office offered a list of other diplomats who earn high salaries including some given the green light by the previous Conservative government. But I thought Justin said he’d be better than them?

Do you think they’ve done the same with other Liberal friends?

The Liberals accept only the best when they’re spending your money and it looks like that extends to their pals too.

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commented 2017-09-05 11:05:14 -0400
I’m not a lawyer but with all the underhanded stunts Trudeau has pulled since stealing office, , can’t he be legally removed from office?
commented 2017-09-04 21:16:26 -0400
Great report Holly.
commented 2017-09-04 08:35:09 -0400
Sounds like cronyism? If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck,it’s a duck.
commented 2017-09-03 23:24:06 -0400
Fill in the blanks assholes…..
commented 2017-09-03 23:23:15 -0400
Maybe..all us deplorable Canadian’s should give trudeau and butt’s a all Canadian ……..and …………!!!
commented 2017-09-03 22:09:17 -0400
“Only the best for the Liberals when they’re spending your money”, if you coined that phrase Holly you’re a freaking genius! Love it!
commented 2017-09-03 22:01:33 -0400
Diplomats in the 100K$ salary range need a union?

I just can’t……
commented 2017-09-03 20:37:19 -0400
They feign indignation while looking you straight in the eye as if to say, whatcha gonna do about it. It is truly pathetic to watch. Their blatant abuse of the taxpayer will come back to bite them eventually.
commented 2017-09-03 20:36:28 -0400
The next set of Public Union ‘negotiations’ could prove interesting. Not really, Baby Doc will agree to equality for all public service unionists…just not for the average tax payer. Feudalism 3.0
commented 2017-09-03 20:34:52 -0400
After all what are friends for. So generous…

And who cares it’s only taxpayers’ money. /s
commented 2017-09-03 20:28:28 -0400
" They came out swinging after they were caught" that is the Liberal tactic, especially these days. It has to be, because damn near everything they do is shady. I think they take Lessons from the Clinton’s.
commented 2017-09-03 20:20:11 -0400
Hi Holly. Keep giving us the numbers.
commented 2017-09-03 19:34:53 -0400
Trudeau is from QUE.,and Butts works for G.Soros what could go wrong????
commented 2017-09-03 18:10:25 -0400
In fact there should be a name on every ballot or at least a receipt for the person voting proving who they voted for, Just in case anybody tried to pull

another fast one…
“It doesn’t matter who votes it only matters who counts the votes”
commented 2017-09-03 18:05:20 -0400
I think future voting should have your name written on the ballot. That way, anyone voting for the liberals or ndp will pay with their own money.
commented 2017-09-03 18:01:08 -0400
Sankar is the Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board and Senior Fellow at Munk School of Global Affairs. The former Director of Munk School, Stephen Troope, was also the former President of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. And the beat goes on, and on, and on…….
Can we draw some more conclusions here?
commented 2017-09-03 17:12:59 -0400
Jan Rogers people know they just do not care and want free stuff while they sit on their ass while enjoying the fruits of others labor.
commented 2017-09-03 17:11:30 -0400
Mark Chadwick that is irregular financing , not debt. Get with the liberal program.
commented 2017-09-03 16:14:44 -0400
Warned all the people by email .Also said first year would be over 36 billion deficit . Most likely more but I’m sure they will try to fudge the numbers
commented 2017-09-03 15:46:46 -0400
Everyone who voted for the fool Trudope is officially stupid. Especially those over 35.
commented 2017-09-03 14:36:59 -0400
It wasn’t just women that voted for this traitor. I know male engineers who are in their 60’s that voted for him. They believed all the demonizing attacks made against PM Harper, and decided that it would be better to have a clueless puppet at the helm, who has never completed anything in his life, compared with someone who had the skills and courage necessary to lead Canada. We had the wealthiest middle class in the world, and now we will all be eating dirt very soon.
commented 2017-09-03 14:17:36 -0400
Did we really expect anything different when this A-hole was elected by the love struck women and potheads of Canada.
I will repeat what I have posted before on the rebel regarding this ‘Oh so good looking boy wonder with the beautiful hair’ – Gavin McInnes never uttered truer words when the morning after the election he declared “Canada has elected an idiot”.
Idiots don’t care what they say or do because most of the time they have no inclination that what they are doing or saying is wrong.
So we are now forced to live with ‘Dicktator’ or as I like to call him ‘Rotten Potato’.
Everything he does or says smells to the high heavens and gives me the heaves.
commented 2017-09-03 14:12:25 -0400
Snort,snort, pigs at the trough . Liberal just being Liberals ,when will people learn