They went to lengths to explain to Canadians that the war would cost no more than $8 Billion.
The minority Conservative government has estimated the cost of the six-year mission at under $8 billion. If the new figures are much higher, it could be bad news for Harper.
Well, my friends, the war will cost no less then $22 Billion. $22 Billion!!!
The Afghan war is going to end up costing the Defence Department more than $22 billion, both in actual money spent on the mission and future payments to rebuild equipment and provide long-term care for veterans, a military conference heard Wednesday.
That's Harpernomics!!! My guess is there will be an instant plunge in the polls for the Harper crew...especially in Quebec.
UPDATE: Red Tory has a take on this regarding the "TRANSPARENCY - or lack thereof - of the Harper government"