While the poll bodes ill for the Tories, it isn’t necessarily good news for the Liberals. Their support has edged up to 42 per cent, but it isn’t because of their policies or their leader. It is solely because of Harper’s contempt for Parliament, the courts and the public, Eng says.
The signals from the Conservative war room betray no unease. It’s all-systems-go for a spring election, party strategists insist. But behind closed doors, Harper’s political pulse takers have a worrying surprise on their hands.
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