"We're not asking Canadians for a mandate to spend 30 days figuring out what to do"

That was Diamond Jim Flaherty on Oct. 7. Ah, nostalgia. It’s a good thing he wasn’t asking for 30 days to figure out what to do, because it wouldn’t have been nearly enough. It wound up taking Diamond Jim more than  60 days to name a counsel of economic advisors — who now have 30 days to help him figure out what to do. No hurry though! ‘A’ for effort!

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