Steve Harper used the Chretien-era “sponsorship scandal” as a springboard to power. Even though Paul Martin was cleared of any wrongdoing by the Gomery Commission, Harper didn’t hesitate to smear Martin anyway. It’s also helpful to recall the actual scope of misappropriation calculated by Gomery.
In the end the Commission concluded that $2 million was . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Putting Harper In Perspective