Hat Trick Slipping Away from Stephen Harper
TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2011 /CNW/ - Conservative candidates, pundits and
commentators have been asking "what went wrong with the Hudak
campaign," and today federal Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty
tried to ride to Hudak's rescue.
While Flaherty was talking down Ontario, his own department was
releasing figures showing that Canada's deficit - the one he controls -
has tripled in July, compared to a year earlier.
Flaherty knows about deficits. He was part of the last PC government
that hid a $5.6 Billion deficit from Ontarians. And now he is
supporting Hudak who has a massive $14 Billion hole in his platform.
Ontario Liberals have a plan to eliminate the deficit, just like we did
the last PC deficit. Our platform contains just 1/5 the commitments of
the PCs, and comes in at less than half the cost.
Given the importance of securing a new 10-year health accord to protect
public health care and Jim Flaherty's desire to stand in the way of
that accord in order to push the Conservative agenda of health cuts, it
is abundantly clear why the Conservatives so desperately want their hat
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