Just one day after Canadian Press reported on the millions of dollars being spent to promote the Conservative economic action plan, more than two dozen photos of Stephen Harper have apparently vanished from the EAP website—but at the moment, nobody in government seems to be willing to own up to pulling the pics. When initially contacted by CP over the weekend, Privy Council Office spokeswoman Myriam Massabki had defended the Harper-heavy imagery, telling Bruce Cheadle that the PM was “the chief spokesperson … for the plan.” Last night, in a response that CP characterized as a “single talking point that can in no way be reconciled with the altered appearance of the site,” Massabki denied that any pictures had been removed.
And for their next trick, they'll make the prime minister disappear
Dozens of Harper photos removed from government site—but by whom?
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