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Last Christmas (for the #BCpoli Nerds!)

To the tune of Wham’s ‘Last Christmas.’ Part of a series of new carols for 2019.

Steve Burgess 20 Dec 2019TheTyee.ca

Steve Burgess writes about politics and culture for The Tyee. Find his previous articles here.

[Editor’s note: Another Tyee Tiding 2019 Christmas carol, this one for the B.C. politics nerds. In case you need a refresher on the Speaker story, go here. Find our full list of carols here.]

Last Christmas
The Speaker was pissed
But the man with the mace
Would not explain the case
This year
The facts became clear
The investigation was special (special!)

Legislature and two guys,
Said they were innocent, but someone still got wise.
Tell me baby, do you even remember?
Well, it’s been a year — it was last December
Darryl Plecas, he wrapped it up and sent it,
With a note saying: “These are bad expenses.”
Now we know just what fools we’ve been,
But if the wood splitter stinks, you know we’ll do it again.

(Repeat chorus)  [Tyee]

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