No Apologies Exclusive: Tristan explains why Harper might be a good tactician, but he's no man of "courage"
Posted: February 12, 2008 10:37 P
"I say again I don't know who wrote these empty talking points, or when. But when every medium in the country, from the Globe and
I don't know him that well, but if there is anyone who's earned the right to criticize
He's a proven leader and a courageous man.
But one of the things he wrote above kind of stuck in my craw.
Ezra used the word "courage" to describe what he hopes will be the Conservative government's response to the rogue CHRC.
The context of Ezra's comment has to do with a memo from Justice
The Harper government's basic approach as outlined in that memo? Say nothing, and hope we don't get pushed to the wall on this.
Someone suggested on FreeDominion.ca that this is a deliberate strategy on Stephen Harper's part because he "doesn't trust the media." That this is strictly a media ploy, and that Harper actually has a secret plan to enact a policy to deal with the CHRC while safeguarding his potential majority government in the next federal election. For the record, I don't believe that for a minute...