This is a highly secretive, hyper-partisan administration benefiting by favourable comparison to a fractured opposition that has yet to convince voters it could do any better. A similar dynamic helped Liberals form four successive governments.
OTTAWA—Not much is more certain to blow a government off course than events. First observed by former British prime minister Harold Macmillan, that old axiom is Stephen Harper’s new reality.
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