From Canwest’s David Akin tonight. Turns out the CP story, like Jim Davis, was a Liberal set-up.
The Harper campaign is convinced that the leak that exposed Ritz made it into a reporter’s hands from the Liberal war room.
An adviser, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that, had the race been closer, the Ritz leak likely would have prompted a Conservative counter-attack on the Liberals. “And then we’d be into it, just throwing mud back and forth at each other,” the adviser said.
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