– Dan Dugas, New York Times Conservative Party War Room Book Review
We can only hope that Sam Goldstein is even now putting the finishing touches on his autocandidography, but for now, check out Sixty-six Said Yes: A Personal Account of a Campaign and Scandal [PDF] by former Conservative candidate David Marler, who refused to take part in the Perfectly Legal Scheme to Transfer Money Between Party and Candidates That Everybody Else Does Too (Especially Libby Davies) And Now Elections Canada is Just Picking On Us Because It’s a Nest of Secret Liberals, and was subsequently dumped as the nominee for the next election.
Alert readers will recall that Marler was a guest of the Ethic committee earlier this summer at Camp In and Out, as chronicled by ITQ. At the time, he was relatively reluctant to speak out, but since then, he has definitely found his voice — much, ITQ suspects, to the horror of the Quebec Conservative organizers whose backroom machinations are described in distinctly unloving detail.
(H/T to the Montreal Gazette’s Elizabeth Thompson.)