"Nobody cares beyond the Queensway," they intone as one, referring to the expressway that marks the end of downtown Ottawa, about 25 blocks from Parliament Hill. These spin doctors are the party faithful who receive the emails with the talking points that the government puts out to try and shape the political argument of the day .... (Don Martin CBC News)
And of course, we all know what happened next. Harper prorogued Parliament believing that we'd be so mesmerized by the cute pictures of him in his red mittens at the Olympics, that we'd just forget the whole thing.
Unfortunately for him, he's not that cute and Canadians are not that stupid.
I'm trying to archive my posts, making them easier to access, so will use this page to link stories related to the Afghan Detainee issue in 2009. By laying everything out chronologically, we can see that this government has been spinning a yarn for several years. They lied to us then and they're lying to us now.
Afghan Detainee Cover Up in 2009
What Kind of Leader Tells His Country's Troops That the Majority of Parliamentarians Are Out to Get Them?
Related Postings on Afghanistan Revealed in 2009
The Committee Probing the Treatment of Detainees Will Rest Over Christmas But Pick it up Again in the New Year
Reform Conservative MPs Must Stop Hiding Behind Our Troops and Stand up For THEM. They Are the Ones Wearing the Shame.