Thursday, January 27, 2011

Shouldn't we really be blaming the Nova Scotia Liberal government who designed his grade 5 curriculum?

From the government who brought you a Minister of Science who doesn't believe in science, comes a (former) Foreign Affairs Minister who doesn't believe in geography:

Defence Minister Peter MacKay might want to give his old Grade 5 geography teacher a call for a brush-up.

MacKay made a bit of a gaffe Tuesday night, when he stated British Columbia shares a border with California when he posed a question to the state's former governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The "Terminator" actor politely quipped that Oregon and Washington happen to exist between B.C. and the Golden State.


Though this probably shouldn't come as a surprise, given MacKay has trouble telling Toronto from Halifax:


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7 Comments:

  • Government of idiots.

    By Blogger WesternGrit, at 12:42 PM  

  • Mackay's Defence.

    By Blogger Dennis Rice, at 12:59 PM  

  • He's Defense NOW--was Foreign Affairs.

    Man makes me ashamed to be a maritimer. Government of idiots is right.

    Sean

    By Blogger Sean, at 1:14 PM  

  • Of course I would get my facts wrong in a post making fun of MacKay for getting his facts wrong.

    Fixed.

    By Blogger calgarygrit, at 3:08 PM  

  • Hahahahahaha! I'm sorry I didn't hear about this sooner. You know you're sad when Conan the Barbarian is smarter than you are. How humiliating.

    By Anonymous Kristine, at 9:27 AM  

  • Not when Conan is praising Canadian troops fighting in Iraq.

    By Anonymous D Mitchell, at 12:54 PM  

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