Dusty old quotes from previous versions of Stephen Harper are being swapped rather frantically these days. Here is perhaps the most applicable at the moment. It was first spoken in 2004, referenced by the Post’s Don Martin in 2006 and revived again in 2007 by the Bloc’s Michel Guimond (which is to say, it’s about due for its annual re-airing). To wit.
“It is the Parliament that’s supposed to run the country, not just the largest party and the single leader of that party”.