March 21, 2012

Harper's Fallback Plan: Yell at the Ref

Dan Gardner, Ottawa Citizen

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A campaign to impugn Elections Canada would destroy any hope of universal agreement. Instead, perceptions would break along partisan lines. Faith in our electoral system could suffer, causing cynicism and detachment to spread like bacteria in a Petri dish. A judicial inquiry called now could head that off. But it’s almost impossible to imagine that happening. Stephen Harper learned everything he knows about handling scandals from Jean Chretien.

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