After news that Harper intervened in Mike Duffy's expense scandal, I watched CBC's "The National" with Peter Mansbridge. Mansbridge was positively gleeful. He was practically wetting himself with excitement as he reported how Duffy had implicated Harper.
Finally Mansbridge and the CBC had Harper, the bane of CBC's existence, on the proverbial ropes.
But if you look at the facts objectively, rather than through a visceral anti-Harper prism, it becomes clear that Harper is blameless. I predict the prime minister will ride out this Ottawa-centric media blip. And emerge stronger and more politically powerful than ever.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Mitch Wolfe predicts Harper will emerge from the Duffy scandal stronger than ever
Mitch Wolfe in the Huffington Post: