Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Here's the Third Conservative Scandal in a Week

Third party advertising is a tricky little play during election campaigns. It's kind of another way of hiding funds under an election cap if it's done right. And, judging by Tom Flanagan's book, Conservatives tried to take advantage of every little loop hole imaginable in the last federal election.

Getting your friends to advertise anti-Kyoto stuff is a good way to counter the Liberal pro-Kyoto campaign.

So let's recap this week's Conservative air farce. In and Out schemes, Minister of Finance breaking tender rules, Ryan Sparrow and Doug Finlay alienating the entire Ottawa press corps and now this third party adscam.

Wilson is right. Time for an election.

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