Today in whatever this is now

Well then, let’s see what we have.

The Prime Minister’s Office says it is “absurd” to suggest Rahim Jaffer had any access to the PMO to offer. Helena Guergis’ office says Mr. Jaffer is a “private citizen” and this is a “personal matter.” The Conservative party asked Mr. Jaffer to remove its logo from his website. Mr. Jaffer’s business associate is threatening to sue the Toronto Star. Mr. Jaffer was using a parliamentary e-mail address and one of Ms. Guergis’ Blackberries. He squabbled with some Conservative MPs over the caucus’ petty cash. And she is trying to claim socks as an election expense.

Oh, and “bustyhookers” is currently the top trending topic on Twitter.

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