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The Conservatives embark on a cross-country parade of self promotion

The Conservatives embark on a cross-country parade of self promotion.

More than 70 Conservative MPs, ministers, and senators will fan out across the country Thursday to push the virtues of their so-called Economic Action Plan. It’s all part of an unprecedented, highly co-ordinated public relations campaign organized by officials in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government who believe that Canadians don’t give a whit about the latest political scandal in Ottawa but that they do care about job growth and the economy.

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