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Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

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Not. Enough. Popcorn.

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Blimey guv'nor...that's quite the image. LOL
 

Blackadder1916

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So an Officer Cadet in the CIC?

Technically, yes. But in reality would it ever happen? No. Nor would it ever happen that they commission a Sgt or a Chief for the sole purpose of then making him CDS; nor is it likely that they would reach down to the bottom of the barrel looking for a captain or major or even a colonel and springboard him/her past all the GOFOs. Despite the present climate there are still some good senior officers serving. What's that old trope . . . shit and cream float to the top? Wait for it . . . it's hard to notice the cream when there are turds bobbing around on the surface.
 

Kilted

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Technically, yes. But in reality would it ever happen? No. Nor would it ever happen that they commission a Sgt or a Chief for the sole purpose of then making him CDS; nor is it likely that they would reach down to the bottom of the barrel looking for a captain or major or even a colonel and springboard him/her past all the GOFOs. Despite the present climate there are still some good senior officers serving. What's that old trope . . . shit and cream float to the top? Wait for it . . . it's hard to notice the cream when there are turds bobbing around on the surface.
Would it honestly be the weirdest thing that the current government has done?
 

Jarnhamar

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Technically, yes. But in reality would it ever happen? No. Nor would it ever happen that they commission a Sgt or a Chief for the sole purpose of then making him CDS; nor is it likely that they would reach down to the bottom of the barrel looking for a captain or major or even a colonel and springboard him/her past all the GOFOs. Despite the present climate there are still some good senior officers serving. What's that old trope . . . shit and cream float to the top? Wait for it . . . it's hard to notice the cream when there are turds bobbing around on the surface.

So what was it about our current MND that made him such an attractive candidate to springboard him past all the GOFOs while he was still a serving member as a major?
 

OldSolduer

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So what was it about our current MND that made him such an attractive candidate to springboard him past all the GOFOs while he was still a serving member as a major?
He was elected to Parliament and it is the PM's choice. No GO/FO were elected - and Andrew Leslie knows where the bodies are buried.
 

CBH99

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He is also of a very visible ethnicity, which helps to attract that vote. Which overall happens to be quite wealthy, business driven, and quite populous. It was a win-win from a PR perspective.

He also turned out to be a 'yes man' in many ways, so the PM got a surprise bonus feature
 

Haggis

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He is also of a very visible ethnicity, which helps to attract that vote. Which overall happens to be quite wealthy, business driven, and quite populous. It was a win-win from a PR perspective.

He also turned out to be a 'yes man' in many ways, so the PM got a surprise bonus feature
Which is why he will survive this debacle to run again in a few months (should he choose to).
 

SeaKingTacco

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Two Liberal members of the committee have now gone to the Harper well. Yes, the former government appointed Vance, but the Liberals extended him and gave him a raise! Hmmm
Wait until somebody thinks to ask: hey Liberals! Didn’t YOU appoint MacDonald? It will be fun watching them blame Harper for that one (but, no doubt they will still try...)
 

daftandbarmy

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So what was it about our current MND that made him such an attractive candidate to springboard him past all the GOFOs while he was still a serving member as a major?

He's from 39 CBG which, of course, is the spawning ground for heavily politicized Senior Officers in the Canadian Army :)
 
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