Because when he smashed his car into a telephone pole, his bag of cocaine flew out the driver-side window and landed on the other side.
Why did Jim Flaherty spend $9,000 of our money to take a private plane to preach austerity at a Tim Horton's in London?
Because he didn't want to risk having a public temper tantrum over having to show up more than 15 minutes before take-off and having to go through security.
Why did he yammer that he was taking a public flight home to save money, sending the jet to make the $9,000 trip back empty?
Because he's a fucking moron.