The ad previews some key themes that advisors in the Prime Minister's Office say will be part of an election campaign that could begin as early as Sept. 5.So what can Canadians then look forward to based on Harper's track record? Presumably Canadians can look forward to such unique campaign tactics as being told to shut up if they don't have Deceivin' Stephen's approval and subjected to public shaming if they fail to do so, and having all art which fails to glorify the Dear Leader replaced with suitably fawning portraits.
"We just want Canadians to see the guy we work with every day," Environment Minister John Baird told reporters...
Now, it may well be that the Cons see that as offering a more likely road to electoral success than anything as mundane as discussing policy. But it surely can't speak well of any of the Cons' other options if they think their best choice is to try to convert swing voters to the cult of Harper.
(Edit: fixed wording.)