Thursday, October 29, 2009

New Poll Suggests Canadians Knew Harper Was Lying About Stimulus

A new poll released today reveals that Canadians believe that the Reform Conservatives did not play fair with stimulus funds. Peter MacKay may have been one of the worst, but Tony Clement was a downright thief. What can you expect from a Mike Harris throwback?

But the John Baird remark made by Rick Mercer may not have been fair. Just because he led his chorus of hecklers to laugh at Dr. Carol Bennett when she was trying to ask a serious question about H1N1. That was funny wasn't it?

Poll: Tories biased on stimulus funding

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests the Harper government’s multimillion-dollar, taxpayer-funded ad blitz to promote its stimulus plan doesn’t seem to be having the desired effect. The Canadian Press Harris-Decima survey also suggests most Canadians believe Liberal claims that stimulus spending favours Conservative ridings.

Less than a third of respondents to the poll said they were aware of any stimulus projects underway in their areas. A majority said they believed there’s favouritism in the handing out of cash ....

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