The unglorified government

Last night, the CBC aired the second part of Peter Mansbridge’s interview with the Prime Minister, including the following assessment from Mr. Harper of his government’s standing with Canadians.

My own sense is Canadians have gotten comfortable with this government. That doesn’t mean all Canadians agree with this government. Certainly many don’t. But I think most Canadians understand that we’re a government that is – whether they agree with us or not – reasonably confident, focused on real issues, on trying to make the country better, not trying to enrich or glorify ourselves.

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