MEMO to politicians: You can only kick the can so far down the road.
Over the years, Montreal politicians have promised cushy pensions and more to the city’s firefighters. Now the city is over a billion bucks in the red, so city politicians figure that firefighters must contribute more to their own pensions.
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Last month, the firefighters disrupted a city council meeting, causing chaos. It is basically a riot, though without pitchforks.
Here is a long video on the riot:
Or go to the Common Sense with Paul Jacob Facebook page for a less confusing, edited clip.