Thursday, June 19, 2008

Go Ahead And Cheerlead

More Tory whining, this time about party sympathies and "double standards":
Another Conservative argued there is a double standard in Ottawa: "Of all the political parties in Canada, the Liberals enjoy the coziest relationship with their American counterparts, often bringing in American strategists and ad agencies for their campaigns in Canada."

Conservatives point out that the Liberals invited Howard Dean, the Democratic National Chairman, as featured speaker at the leadership convention that chose St├ęphane Dion.

"The Liberals' out and out in your face cheerleading for the Democrats and its nominee seems to be acceptable interference," said Tim Powers, a Conservative strategist.=
To which I can only say, go ahead, by all means openly cheerlead for the Republican Party. What are you afraid of? It sure beats surreptitiously leaking diplomatic memos to AP.

Update: Also "another Conservative", I would be careful about opening up the whole discussion about importing U.S. talent into our campaigns. Mind you, I am all for having that talk, but you never know where it might lead.
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  1. AnonymousJune 19, 2008

    Seriously, do you EVER have an intelligent thought? It must be heartbreaking to be this irrelevant in the blogosphere.

  2. AnonymousJune 19, 2008

    Anonymous, your question might be more relevant if you directed it to someone like Peter Van Loan.

  3. Ace, be careful, that might BE Peter Van Loan.