Top 10 good things about Harper, personal and political
When I was Chrétien’s special assistant in opposition, and when the neo-Nazi Heritage Front was infiltrating Reform Party riding associations in Toronto, Stephen Harper actually told Tom Flanagan to send me their relevant membership lists, so I could tell them who was a suspected Nazi. They kicked out the ones I spotted. It impressed both Chrétien and me.
As a war room guy, I always admire a worthy adversary. Stephen Harper was always a worthy adversary. Me and my fellow Grits grossly underestimated him for a decade. We paid the price: in 2006 and 2008 and 2011, he kicked our asses, writes Warren Kinsella.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright