Pundits and journalists in this country should acknowledge how wrong they were to constantly castigate Harper during his term in office for his use of 'negative' tactics. And castigate him they did.
Perhaps it’s time for pundits and journalists to rethink former prime minister Stephen Harper’s legacy, at least when it comes to his so-called negativity, writes Gerry Nicholls. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—I don’t think former prime minister Stephen Harper is ever going to get one, but in my view many of Canada’s top pundits and journalists owe him an apology.
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