"In terms of the unemployed, of which we have over a million-and-a-half, don't feel particularly bad for many of these people. They don't feel bad about it themselves, as long as they're receiving generous social assistance and unemployment insurance."
- Stephen Harper, 1997 Speech to the (US) Council for National Policy
You can read the rest of the speech here.
In other news, Canadian unemployment hits a 7-year high. Lazy bastards.
HT: Sandwalk, Canadian Cynic