By Bernard Bujold (LeStudio1) –
Who knew Mike Duffy would be a pariah one day?
When he was a journalist, you could not beat him as the perfect example of the idol of the people (English Canada). He was admired and respected!
I know something about it because I knew him directly while I was stationed in Ottawa at the time of Brian Mulroney (1984). Mike was “THE STAR” of the Parliamentary Press Gallery.
In 2015, Mike Duffy is pilloried and Justice will try to send him to prison. Will it succeed?
The trial began Tuesday, April 7, 2015, which is expected to last more than 40 days and will give Duffy the chance to explain try to refute the 31 charges of fraud, embezzlement and corruption.
But what is obvious is the instability of the idols and role models in our society.
Those like Gilles Vaillancourt, Guy Turcotte, Jacques Delisle, Lise Thibault, Vincent Lacroix, Joel Legendre and many more! If there is a conclusion to be drawn is that the glory is veey precarious and artificial …
Photos: 1,2 and 4: Mike Duffy;
Photo 3: Gilles Vaillancourt, Lise Thibault, Joel Legendre, Guy Turcotte, Jacques Delisle and Vincent Lacroix;
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