The Globe’s Martin and his Liberal dinner companion

From Lawrence Martin’s column today:

‘Herb Dhaliwal, co-chair for the federal Liberal campaign in British Columbia, is seated across the table in a Vancouver restaurant.

“Ah, Herb, did you see the latest poll?”

“No, what is it?”

“You guys are at 24 per cent. Practically a record low.”

Long pause. “Well, but how many people are really paying attention? Do you know how many people focus on politics between election campaigns? Only 15 per cent.”’

I couldn’t give a rat’s patootie about “BC campaign co-chair” Herb Dhaliwal’s opinion on these latest polls, I’m more interested why Martin was sitting across from him at what sounds like some sort of Liberal event.

I find it funny that Martin doesn’t tell us…(see here)



Bev Oda being capable…not

I’ve superficially followed the story about International Co-operation Minister Bev Oda and the KAIROS funding drama but could never get my mind wrapped around it even with the latest revelation of Oda altering a signed department document.

Check out Adrian MacNair’s run-down in the National Post who I think really nails it. (see here)

Also: See earlier posts on KAIROS here and here

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