Marni Soupcoff: Gerald Butts is clearly blind to his own hypocrisy

Stop telling us about the ‘sacrifices’ public officials make. The only sacrifice we need is Butts’ ex-boss waiving his solicitor-client privilege

Gerald Butts, in the statement he issued upon resigning as principal secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, spoke in righteous terms. He said that in his experience, Canadian politicians and government employees put service of country beyond self … not just sometimes, but every single day. “The Prime Minister of Canada’s Office is much larger and more important than any of its staff,” he also said.