26 Apr '11, 7pm

When did it become open season on ordinary citizens? by @phdinparenting #elxn41

When did it become open season on ordinary citizens? by @phdinparenting #elxn41

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the tactics that Conservative leader and Prime Minister Stephen Harper uses to maintain control within his party and his government . As the campaign continues, Harper continues to insist on being in control at all times. On twitter, Andrew Coyne (@acoyne ), National Editor of Macleans Magazine, wrote about Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper's question avoidance techniques: It's telling that in interviews Harper simply talks through and over questions he does not wish to answer. The interviewer asks a question. Harper talks around it. So the interviewer tries to follow up. At that point most ppl yield long enough to at least listen to the question. Harper does not. He just ploughs on. At the local campaign level, the tactics of the Conservative candidates are equally controlling, but much messier. In addition to ignoring questions...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/politics/blog/canadian-conser...

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