I've long held in check my suspicion that both Justin Trudeau and his number one rep on the world stage, Chrystia Freeland, are lightweight twits who are in way over their heads.
But the epidemic of ineptitude that has overtaken us goes far beyond Justin and Chrystia.
Check out this story at CBC about the Phoenix payroll scandal.
The sub-head says it all; it'll take five years and billions of dollars to sort out the shit-show that is the public service payroll system.
I'm sure that everyone involved in every step of this fiasco is very well educated and has a very impressive CV. They've all got multiple degrees from the finest universities in the land. After all, you don't get into the upper reaches of public service without those prerequisites.
And this is the best they can do?
We are well and truly screwed...