September 8, 2017 8:21 am
Updated: December 29, 2017 4:10 pm

Bob Layton editorial: Does losing create character?


It’s Friday – let’s see what you think.

About the ever increasing provincial debt, Ken wonders if the Alberta government has ever heard of a company called Alberta credit counselling.

About so many people being offended by so many things these days, Lesley is becoming offended by those who are offended.

About some schools no longer giving out awards and not teaching how to compete in a competitive world, Rol says it won’t matter once Prime Minister Trudeau brings in a minimum income for all.

Caesar is waiting for the NHL to say goals don’t matter. Rob says to avoid offending hockey fans or players we should make 30 duplicate Stanley Cups.

Brian says we’re well on our way to becoming an “Idiocracy,” where people are rewarded for a lack of intelligence.

Bobby says no need to work hard when you can blame the one per cent and let social programs take care of you in return for rights and freedoms.

Ken says it’s becoming a joke when kids can’t count but every child at an event gets a medal.

Ronald calls it political correctness on steroids, as we strive for mediocrity.

Phil wants more competition. He says losing creates character.

Let me know what you think about that and have a great weekend.

Bob Layton is the news manager of the Corus Edmonton group of radio stations and a commentator for Global News.

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