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Glen Pearson tries to explain Stephen Harper.

Few other prime ministers have left their distinct effect on Parliament the way Stephen Harper has. Not just about his leadership style, it’s also how his practice of politics has characterized the House of Commons. In short, he has rendered it largely dysfunctional. In speaking with longtime civil servants and elected representatives the conclusion has been almost universal: he has changed Parliament … for the worse.