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Libs and false pretenses

Re: the letter to the editor, "Sgro vindicated, so where are Conservative apologies?" (The Hill Times, May 16). In response to John Anderson's comments about Stephen Harper and the scenario that he describes in his comments: "Assuming that they have by that time succeeded in forcing an election and then forming a government, would Harper and Co. then be willing to apologize and give up power on the basis that power was obtained under false pretences?" Isn't that how the Liberal Party has remained in power all these years? "Under false pretenses?"

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Libs and false pretenses

Re: the letter to the editor, "Sgro vindicated, so where are Conservative apologies?" (The Hill Times, May 16). In response to John Anderson's comments about Stephen Harper and the scenario that he describes in his comments: "Assuming that they have by that time succeeded in forcing an election and then forming a government, would Harper and Co. then be willing to apologize and give up power on the basis that power was obtained under false pretences?" Isn't that how the Liberal Party has remained in power all these years? "Under false pretenses?"

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE