Arrrgggghhhh!!!, September 12, 2008 at 10:12 AM EDT:

“We are a party of free enterprise, free markets and free trade,” Mr. Harper told a Halifax audience., September 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM EDT:

Gas companies gouging consumers, says Harper

HALIFAX — Conservative Leader Stephen Harper accused oil companies of price-gouging on soaring gas prices and said he’s planning to lay out a promise to address this later in the campaign.

“It certainly appears that way to me,” Mr. Harper said of rising gas prices.

He didn’t reveal what he’s got in store, but one possibility is that the Tory leader is considering pledges for a tougher crackdown on gasoline retailing behaviour…

God forbid the Tories should take a different line from, say, the NDP.

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