Originally Posted by DHLawrence
You almost hope that comments like his were made on purpose to rally people in support of rapid transit when they wouldn't have been otherwise. I don't know if politicians are that smart, though.
Some are. For Example Stephane Dion was a Professor, and Stephen Harper was considered by his professor to be his brightest student in economics.
But I don't think we have too many at the local level, although a few are pretty intelligent such as Brad Clark, Bob Bratina, Brian McHattie, and Eisenberger ring a bell.