Reality TV: politicians spar over government spending ahead of Alberta budget

EDMONTON - The Wildrose party says with the government signalling more spending coming in Thursday's budget, Alberta needs a panel of steely-eyed critics to cut costs, similar to the TV show "Dragons' Den."

"Most politicians, we all think we're the smartest guy in the room but most of the time in fact we're not. We need to bring in experts to help us with this," Opposition MLA Derek Fildebrandt said Wednesday.

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