Home stretch

Probably you’ve read Andrew Coyne today, but if you haven’t, you’re missing what everyone’s talking about. Next comes what editorialists call the to-be-sure sentence, and it goes like this: to be sure, any tightening is modest indeed. And it’s coming very late in the game. And Stephen Harper will deliver a platform on Tuesday, only six days after his inability to produce a platform became the punchline to jokes from coast to coast. Still, when Andrew gets excited about polls, that’s news in itself.