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Karl Nerenberg | Senator Mike Duffy's trial starts today, April 7, and will have its full share of drama and revelation. Even at this early stage, however, there are lessons we can glean from the whole affair.
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Don Iveson (with David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind Stephen Harper's policy preferences for pipelines, petroleum and no pot. It may turn out the Tory election machine's emphasis on his supposed experience may actually threaten the Old Man.
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David J. Climenhaga | Prime Minister Stephen Harper wants to change the channel, but the remote seems to be lost under a pillow while Mike Duffy fills the screen.
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Richard Nixon
David J. Climenhaga | He should quit, but our prime minister thinks he is just too essential to his project of dragging the country kicking and screaming back into the 19th century.
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Retiree Matters, Gerry Jones | "If those who make the law do not observe it, who will?" That question was posted by a judge in sentencing a provincial politician in Saskatchewan in 1995.
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Linda McQuaig | The Conservative narrative about Nigel Wright recklessly freelancing a private solution to the Duffy problem seems out of sync with what is known about Wright.
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Linda McQuaig | Linda McQuaig takes a peek into Nigel Wright's diary to get his thoughts on Mike Duffy, the Senate scandal and his time in the PMO.
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David Yager
David J. Climenhaga | The way they dealt with these superficially similar cases, you'd almost think the Harper Conservatives in Ottawa were the farm team, and the Wildrose Party in Alberta were the pros!