Editorial off target

Harper is close to an election and it appears that scaring Canadians will win him votes

My family, who are not members of any political party, are deeply disappointed with your paper’s view in the April 3 Oak Bay News.

We are among many people in this province who believe that the federal government is changing the face of Canada in a negative way. The editorial supports Canada going into Syria. But Harper said a while back that we cannot go into Syria without their government’s approval. Now we are there, what changed?

We believe Harper is close to an election and it appears that scaring Canadians will win him votes.

Remember, Harper would have taken us into Iraq – thank goodness he was not in power then. Your paper says we are part of the ‘exaggerated wailing’. Calling people names does not help a rational discussion of this expanded war.

Eric Jones

 

Oak Bay