...And Sometimes It Is Worth Less Than Zero.
To wit, the Campbell-Clark government's recent missive that the line must be held on spending at all costs.
Writing in The Globe, Justine Hunter lays out the many, many ways this has been ignored, mostly for useless stuff that, for all intents and purposes, are nothing more than BC Liberal propaganda campaigns paid for by you and me.
Here are just a couple of them:
...Jobs Minister Pat Bell didn’t get the memo. His shop is spending $11-million this year telling people, again, that his government has a jobs strategy.
Ben Stewart, Minister of Citizens Services, is looking to spend $1.5-million on Family Day celebrations just a few weeks ahead of the next provincial election...
But, who cares.
Because, as an Anon-O-Mouse pointed out in the comments, our current (not) Premier is, according to that paragon of unbiased research The Fraser Institute, the 4th best fiscal manager in all of Canada:
Which begs the question...
Who's in fifth place...