Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Price for Harper and Co. to feel better about their small dicks: $9B

The rest of you, tighten your belts, don't you know there's a recession? Sheesh.

An overall $9 billion cost estimate is more honest than relying on individual plane costs, says the minister handling the purchase of Canada's new fighter jets.

Despite a promise by manufacturer Lockheed Martin that Canada will get its F-35 fighter jets at a cost of $65 million each, Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, says the government's overall $9 billion estimate is the more honest number.

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