Scott's DiaTribes: Flipping thru Friday.

– Regarding this story, Harper and the Conservatives would never be so blatantly obvious in firing the independent Parliamentary Budget Officer. They’ll simply not renew his mandate when it runs out next year – and I presume they’ll try to find someone more amenable to their views. It’s too bad really – they’ll be losing ...

Scott's DiaTribes: Some more thoughts on Mulclair and the Convention in general

After a day and a night of digesting what I saw at the NDP Convention, some thoughts on what I saw and heard: – I’ve heard some say that Mulclair will charged as being an “opportunist” because he’s been associated with or had flirtations with other parties. As Susan Delacourt points out, he isn’t the ...