And, once again, the troglodytes known as the "Blogging Tories" take their marching orders from their federal masters, and grab their pitchforks and torches in search of another journo doing her job. Let's follow the bouncing retribution, shall we?
- Senator Mike Duffy, who can only aspire to be an honest whore, gives a speech in which he does everything but fellate Stephen Harper in public.
- Journalist Teresa Wright does her journalistic duty, and writes about it.
- From deep within the CPoC bunkers, the fax machines begin to hum.
- Right on schedule, the backlash begins.
What a curious new development in Canadian politics ... a rapid-response mob of carefully-choreographed shrieking harpies whose only obvious purpose is to denigrate and intimidate. Any of that starting to sound vaguely familiar?
AFTERSNARK: It occurs to me to suggest that, if you're a loyal supporter of the very party that passed fixed election date legislation, then promptly broke its own law, you really have no right to bitch and moan when other people start to speculate about upcoming elections and prefer not to take your word for anything. Because, well, at this point, your word isn't worth a bag of used cat litter.
And I say that with the greatest possible respect for bags of used cat litter.