Refreshing candour

The Prime Minister’s press secretary concedes that the last person you can trust right now is an economist.

“This is all highly hypothetical. This question is tied directly to the global economic recovery and when you think that will be – and what speed you think that will be, which is hypothetical by its very nature,” Prime Minister’s Office spokesman Kory Teneycke said. “One thing you can count on over the last number of months since the economy started to slow down is that predictions from economic analysts have been consistently off.”