Politics and its Discontents: "I Know Nothing"

It seems I am not the only one to have connected the dots between Harper and Sgt Schultz: RCMP allege PMO played greater role, Nov. 21 Quoting from this news item, “On Wednesday, (Stephen) Harper repeatedly told the Commons the RCMP had found ‘no evidence’ he knew of the Wright repayment plan.” I am reminded ...

Calgary Grit: He sees nothing

Stephen Harper adds “Sargent Schultz” to his list of impersonations PM didn’t know staff asked Conservative Party to pay Duffy’s expenses: spokesperson Prime Minister Stephen Harper had no idea his staff had asked the Conservative Party to pay Sen. Mike Duffy’s ineligible expenses, his spokesperson said Sunday. In an interview with CTV’s Question Period, Harper’s ...

Politics and its Discontents: Plausible Deniability?

After watching the Prime Minister’s ongoing repetitive and wholly unconvincing responses to Thomas Mulcair’s incisive questions during Question Period, and after reading the latest details of the RCMP investigation into the scandal engulfing his government, I couldn’t help but wonder if Stephen Harper, as a youngster, was unduly influenced by Hogan’s Heroes and perhaps identified ...

ParliamANT Hill: CanadiAnt shipbuilders fear navy will buy GermAnt vessels

Inspired by Sergeant Schultz from Hogan’s Heroes and this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/08/31/ns-german-navy-contract.html