When ministers of the crown tweet Aaron Wherry November 24, 2010 Follow @aaronwherry Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 0 Tony Clement takes on the worldwide statistical conspiracy. dgardner So what might a professional, independent, disinterested observer think of the Harper government’s #census decision? http://bit.ly/hnzoFU TonyClement_MP @dgardner Statisticians sticking up for fellow statisticians is your idea of “disinterested”?? You’re kidding, right? dgardner @TonyClement_MP : No. You think professionals from another continent are biased because they share the profession? You’re kidding, right? TonyClement_MP @dgardner If they’re from another continent, why are they sticking their noses in Canada’s business? Spare me the righteousness. dgardner @TonyClement_MP : Oh, lord. Really? Faux populism? Rush Limbaugh territory. Don’t go there. TabathaSouthey @TonyClement_MP They’re statisticians, not Masons. Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: census dan gardner long form long-form census statistics Tabatha Southey Tony Clement twitter Advertisement About this author Aaron Wherry Macleans.ca administrator Aaron Wherry covers the House of Commons and its 338 residents for Maclean’s. Other articles The feisty first week of the 42nd Parliament Do the Liberals have a mandate for electoral reform? All articles Advertisement Post navigation Previous Assisted death is the new pro-choice Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.