Just in case it got lost in the end-of-year shuffle, let me once again remind you of this:
Mr. Layton remembers when Mr. Harper, as leader of the Official Opposition, lambasting [sic] the Chrétien government's plans to prorogue Parliament back in 2003, to prevent the Auditor-General from reporting on possible abuse of the sponsorship program in Quebec.
“The government will prorogue the House so that it will not be held accountable for its shameful record,” Mr. Harper thundered.
Perhaps we should keep reminding folks of that on a regular basis. It's just a thought.
OH, YEAH, THAT'S PRECIOUS: