Canadian Press reports from Huntsville. “Harper says Liberal Leader Stephane Dion was against the idea of a carbon tax for years and the fact he’s made an about-face shows he has no credibility.”
If you assume that Mr. Harper is a smart man blessed of at least average self-awareness, a fair assumption no matter your political or partisan position, it is impossible to believe he truly believes this. Absolutely, entirely, wholly impossible.
Why? Because if changing one’s mind on taxation policy permanently undermines one’s credibility as a leader, this Prime Minister is sunk.
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