And for your end-of-week light entertainment, Blogging Tory co-founder Stephen Taylor comes out swinging in defense of transparency, accountability and sound fiscal management.
AFTERSNARK: Amusingly, Stephen asks:
Why should the cost of a senate junket to Dubai be "secret" from Canadian taxpayers?
Apparently, Stephen, for the same reason that Conservative ministers' travel expenses should be secret from Canadian taxpayers.
Or had the obvious analogy not occurred to you?