July 13, 2012

The Irrational Hatred of Stephen Harper

Dan Gardner, Ottawa Citizen

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When the prime minister politicizes everything, everything is politicized. Even the War of 1812 becomes something to get furious about. The same thing is happening with the monarchy. It has always been above partisan politics. That’s its raison d’être. But Harper has so plainly used the promotion of the monarchy for partisan ends that he has politicized it and made it yet another reason to get all red-faced and shouty. (When Stephen Harper goes to his great reward, he’s going to get such a tongue-lashing from Eugene Forsey.)

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