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January 31, 2008

It’s all Greek for Harper

Filed under: Canada,Politics — cyberwanderer @ 1:06 am
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There’s a new scandal brewing related to …… Harper (surprise) and his deputy press secretary Dimitri Soudas and fundraiser (then awarded position in Via Rail) Leo Housakos. In characteristically Harperist fashion, when he gets in trouble and comes under question and pressure, he throw a fit and spew hate languages. I guess for him, the best defense is offense. Some of the more prominent tantrum incidence includes: Labeling Liberal as Taliban sympathizers, Media conspiracy / media bias and CNSC conspiracy. Now today, under intense questioning regarding his senior officials interference on a case in the court, he said:

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The Bloc member mentioned two people who are of Greek origin, one who was an employee here in Ottawa and another one who is a supporter of Conservative party in Montreal. The fact that there’s two Montreal gentleman of Greek origin does not mean there is a conspiracy here.
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No one in the opposition said anything about the people involved being Greek. I did not even know until Harper said it. MP demand apology for Harper’s snide remark about Greeks.

Harper’s diversion aside (and his attempt to portray the controversy in question as nothing really happened), the allegation is they try to intervene in a case that is before the court. “Try to” being the keyword because they did not succeed. But if true, just because they did not succeed should not absolved them from any wrongdoing.


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4 Comments »

  1. […] question like they did on several occasions. If the pressure builds, they could always result to spewing out some hatred again to distract from coming under […]

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  2. […] of war with Ontario’s government is just adopting their commonly used strategy which is the best defense is offense. There is a possibility that their government will fall on the budget next week and they might be […]

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  3. […] to Election Canada. Election Canada have been investigating Harper’s in and out scheme. Harper’s “best defense is offense” motto and playing the victim was used against CNSC and barely affected their poll numbers. However, it […]

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  4. […] January 31, 20008: Harper’s senior official caught trying to interfere in a court case. Harper went on his usual tantrum when caught in a corner and accused the  opposition of thinking there’s a conspiracy because the MP were Greeks. (blog link) […]

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