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Stephen Harper ranked second-best and worst PM

Ranking demonstrates Harper’s leadership is polarizing Canadians

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been ranked both the second-best and worst Prime Minister in a new Angus Reid Public Opinion survey. 19 per cent of respondents said Harper was the best head of government since 1968, while the same percentage of those surveyed called him the worst. But the percentage of people voting for Harper as the best PM rose eight points from last year’s 11 per cent, while those calling him the worst only rose by one per cent. “The reality is you have these two groups of people who either love Harper or hate him,” said Angus Reid vice-president Mario Canseco. Pierre Trudeau remains Canadians most favourite prime minister at 36 per cent, and has topped the list since the survey began in 2007.

Ottawa Citizen

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