John Ivison: Harper’s Conservatives seem to have lost their way as opposition hits the Tories where it hurts

Posted: May 8, 2013 by Ty in Spirituality

Some food for thought…

National Post | Full Comment

“Not good times” was how one Conservative summed things up. No kidding. The Tories are trailing the Liberals in most recent polls, which at the very least suggests voters are keeping an open mind.

The Conservatives desperately need something good to happen, to remind Canadians why they entrusted them with government in the first place.

Instead, they seem to be morphing into what they and their supporters most despised when they were in opposition. In 2004, the Conservatives condemned the Liberals for waste and mismanagement — the campaign slogan was “Demand Better.”

Talk about the biter bit.

The “lost” $3.1-billion in anti-terror spending revealed by the auditor-general last week and the millions being spent on Economic Action plan ads during the hockey play-offs have allowed the opposition parties to ask whether Stephen Harper can be trusted to govern.

Is the money just in the wrong filing cabinet?

Thomas Mulcair could…

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