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Making fun of entitled Canadian senators is trending on Twitter right now

“Ice-cold Camembert with broken crackers” — could Marie Antoinette have said it any better herself? Senator Nancy Ruth set off a firestorm on Twitter Thursday after explaining to reporters that it was perfectly fair to expense breakfast after a morning flight because the “ice-cold Camembert with broken crackers” served in executive class just doesn’t cut it. She […]

“Ice-cold Camembert with broken crackers” — could Marie Antoinette have said it any better herself?

Senator Nancy Ruth set off a firestorm on Twitter Thursday after explaining to reporters that it was perfectly fair to expense breakfast after a morning flight because the “ice-cold Camembert with broken crackers” served in executive class just doesn’t cut it.

She made the comment after news surfaced that the Office of the Auditor General’s large-scale forensic investigation into Senate reimbursements is taking a closer look at the expense claims of 44 senators appointed by both the Liberals and Conservatives.

Now “the peasants” of Twitter are ridiculing the decadent lifestyles of Canadian senators. Here are the top 15 #SenateProblems: 

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