In attacking media, Scheer tries to inoculate party against negative press, but some say no ‘grand strategy’ exists
By Beatrice Paez Nov. 5, 2018
There could be some 'immature muscle memory kicking around the office from the previous team,' under former prime minister Stephen Harper, says Yaroslav Baran, a former Conservative communications director, of Andrew Scheer's comments.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer appeared to be testing a strategy to animate his base by attacking the media at a rally. But at a press conference several days later, he spoke in support of a free press. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer appears to be retreating from a line of attack that casts the media as a foil against his party, though some political observers question there was ever a strategy in play.
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