“You cannot trust Stephen Harper.” That’s the opinion of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, freshly warmed up after his weekly caucus meeting, talking about the Conservative plans for revamped election laws. This is the same NDP chief who totally trusts Harper’s judgment on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, and has repeatedly applauded the government’s actions so far. That an opposition leader can honestly express such wildly divergent opinions of a Prime Minister is a remarkable quirk of politics. The mood in the House of Commons this week turns on a dime between conciliatory questions about leadership on Ukraine and accusations about Tory cheating on electoral reform.
And the whole show is nothing more than everyone doing their job. That’s quite a workplace.
Pierre Poilievre will, as he’s done since what seems like the dawn of time, respond to NDP concerns about electoral reform.
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