Politicians are repeatedly caught saying the wrong things or blowing things out of proportion or managing to accomplish both at the same time.
I think it comes from thinking you’re far more important than you think you are –- something even petty bureaucrats (like those who work at the CRTC) should maybe consider before blowing their stacks.
Important issues get suddenly marginalized by an offhand quip while things of no consequence spiral into enormous distractions.
It’s the nature of the beast. Here’s a small example…
Enjoy Your Sunday.